What it does: antioxidant
The basil plant (sometimes called Ocimum sanctum L) is a leafy herb belonging to the mint family. Its key contents include:
- minerals: calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, zinc
- phyto-nutrients: carotene ß, crypto-xanthin ß, lutein-zeaxanthin
- vitamins: vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, riboflavin, thiamin
- electrolytes: sodium, potassium
Benefits for your hair
Prevents hair loss
Basil leaves are known to strengthen the hair roots, which reduces hair fall. It may even help with hair growth.
Reduces dryness and dandruff
Basil leaf extract reduces dandruff and the itchiness that so often accompanies it. It also also reduces dryness by moisturizing the scalp and hair.
Premature graying of hair can be slowed down on prevented by using basil leaf extract regularly.
Basil leaf extract is full of minerals and vitamins. It prevents hair loss and premature graying. It also reduces dryness and dandruff, leaving your scalp feeling moisturized. There's a reason basil is often called the queen of herbs - go on and add it to your hair care regime immediately!