Basil is the best herbs that have ever been discovered. Ocimum basilicum, another name for basil commonly referred to as Tulsi, is a miracle plant that has been revered in India for thousands of years. It is enriched with powerful antioxidants and nutrients that help to soothe and calm the skin, swelling and pain that may come with acne. The astringent properties of Basil also help in tightening the pores while cleansing it, leading to flawless skin.