The Basil oilis useful inimproving digestion as well as increasing the alertness. It enhances mood and offers relief in muscle aches. This is also used as an insect repellent. Common uses of the oil is in acne, anxiety, colds, coughs, bronchitis, depression, fatigue and gout.Basil oil has excellent anti-inflammatory properties due to which it can deal with many skin irritations, sores and small wound. It has many soothing and is useful in healing eczema. Having vitamin C, it boosts the skin cells metabolism.