Benzoin essential oil can raise spirits and uplift mood. That is why it was and still is widely used in religious ceremonies in many parts of the world. It is used in incense sticks and other such substances which, when burnt, gives out the smoke with the characteristic aroma of benzoin oil.
Sourced from the Ocimum basilicum plant, basil essential oil is said to offer a variety of health benefits.
Basil essential oil contains a number of compounds thought to enhance health. These compounds include linalool, a substance also found in lavender that’s been shown to reduce stress in several scientific studies.