Basil oil for your health and hair troubles! Acne : Mix basil oil, sandalwood powder, lemon oil, and rose water and apply to acne regularly to get rid of acne. Good in reducing Blackheads & Whiteheads Outburst : Blackheads and whiteheads are every teenager's nightmare. To avoid getting these outbursts, mix some basil oil, honey, and lemon oil and apply it to your face for 10 minutes daily. Rinse it to get that adorable flawless skin. Lightens Skin Tone : Mix basil oil, olive oil, and lemon oil and apply to skin to lighten dark skin tone. Promotes Hair Growth : Massage basil oil can be carrier oil on the scalp as it improves scalp circulation, and thus promotes hair growth. Good for Dry & Itchy Scalp : Mix 2-3 drops of basil in 8-10 drops of coconut oil and massage it into the scalp. This helps to reduce dandruff accumulation, increases blood circulation, and soothes the scalp.