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Basil Basil is a culinary must-have that has been used by cultures across the world to enhance the taste of foods. This herb is part of the mint family and is great for adding a fresh, herbal flavour to meats, pastas and entrées. Main Benefits: — Provides a sense of alertness — Adds fresh, herbal flavour to a variety of dishes — Peaceful, calming aroma Uses: ■ ■ ■ ■  fter a lively day playing sports or engaging in activity, apply a few drops of Basil oil to the areas of your A skin that you feel could use soothing. Whisk together one drop Basil oil, olive oil, salt and pepper for a quick, easy salad dressing. For a healthier alternative to store-bought sauces, make your own pasta sauce with fresh tomatoes, garlic, one drop Basil and sliced onion. Combine Basil oil and Wintergreen oil with a carrier oil then massage onto the back of your neck to relieve stress and cool the skin. 17