[ Scientific name —Ocimum Basilicum ]
Loaded with powerful antioxidants and nutrients, Basil is one of the best herbs that have ever been discovered in skincare.
Basil is an excellent pore cleanser since it contains natural oils that help act as a natural cleanser and remove surplus of oil and impurities. Aiding its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, basil helps prevent acne. It also soothes and calms the skin, swelling and pain that may come with acne.
The astringent benefits of Basil also help in tightening the pores while cleansing it, leading to flawless skin. The presence of Camphene as a constituent in Basil helps it act as a toner.
All these properties together help Basil achieve beautiful skin with a silky and unblemished texture.