Basil essential oil is from the Ocimum basilicum plant, which belongs to the Lamiaceae family. Basil leaves are known to be beneficial to health; however, basil essential oils are more effective. They have anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and diuretic properties. Basil essential oil is used in traditional Asian and Indian medicine. Basil oil can be used in combination with culinary applications like aromatherapy, topical medication, and massage. It is also known as 'the royal oil.'