Benefits of Basil Leaves

Basil is a popular herb which is also beneficial in preventing and treating certain health issues. In this video we will tell you about some of the benefits of Basil leaves.

There are many species of basil leaves - curly basil, sweet basil, lemon basil, holy basil (tulsi), Thai basil, lettuce-leaf basil, and many more. Basil is a popular herb. Basil leaves are also beneficial in preventing and treating certain health issues. Here are some of the benefits of Basil leaves:

Improve heart health:

Some studies have found that certain components in basil may benefit overall heart health. Basil also contains magnesium that can help to improve blood flow. Additionally, the essential oils in the herb may help to lower your cholesterol.

Treat skin conditions:

Many ancient remedies use basil oil for treating skin conditions. It is believed that the oil extracted from basil leaves has antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties that may treat many skin infections when applied.There is not much scientific proof about it But the fragrance of basil oil can be really energizing and beneficial. 

Essential Oil Helps Reduce Stress Levels:

It has been observed that basil oil may help manage depression, anxiety, stress, and improve your thinking abilities. The herb regulates (controls) the hormones responsible for happiness and energy. It also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidants that can help in managing high-stress levels.