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It can be taken in infusion and decoction, but you can also prepare a medicinal oil with special basil leaves to soothe skin irritations.
With powdered leaves can be made stronger ointments eyelids, lips and nipples when they are damaged.
As a gargle combat inflammation in the throat and mouth, due to its anti-inflammatory. Another advantage is that is used to treat gastritis, as it aids digestion, prevents constipation and flatulence.
Also used to calm the nerves, because of its sedative effects, which help relax the nervous system and decrease stress, and to facilitate mental focus.
Another interesting property is that it is beneficial for women who are breastfeeding because it increases the secretion of milk.
Moreover, as a lotion can be an excellent ally against hair loss, as it strengthens and helps the scalp is in good condition.
Despite all these benefits, it is important not to abuse its use, since the essence of basil stimulates and may then lead to burnout, also by external may irritate mucous membranes.