The essential oil of basil affects the processes in the adrenal cortex, stimulates the production of adrenaline, which controls the development of allergy from stress, so basil oil may relieve acute allergies.
Basil oil has a beneficial effect on the respiratory tract and is recommended for sinusitis, bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, viral influenza.
The essential oil of basil mimics the hormone estrogen and helps with the paucity of menstruation. Basil will neutralize the poison of insect bites, relieves heavy fever in malaria.
Basil oil is able to reduce the amount of uric acid in the blood, that's why it can ease the pain of gout and muscle pain of different etymologies, while relieving spasms and stimulates blood flow.
Tones, refreshes puffy, sluggish skin and reduces inflammation of the sebaceous glands.