This herbaceous bar has a sweet, licorice-like scent. In aromatherapy Basil essential oil promotes mental alertness and reduces anxiety. It is well known for its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties combating the build-up of bacteria and excess oil that causes irritations such as acne and other skin infections. Basil Oil also enhances the luster of dull-looking skin and hair. This bar is ideal to use by the kitchen sink because of its antibacterial fighting abilities!