Basil is a sacred herb kept in the home to protect against Evil with wonderful healing properties.
Not only is basil used for it's medicinal properties, it is commonly prayed to.
When it comes to love, Basil also served many purposes, a husband could find out if his wife was unfaithful by having her hold a sprig of basil if the leaves shriveled, the woman was believed to have been unfaithful.
Another common belief maintained that if you smelled basil, you would attract a new lover.
Suggested if a young maiden wanted a husband, she merely had to plant some basil and in a years times a new suitor would show up.
In Santeria, Basil can be for purification and luck baths.
Can be used as you would use regular perfume, dab some on your wrists, behind the ear, even by the ankle or collar bone.
As an addition to your spiritual bath, add a few drops or half a bottle to the bath water.
In a mojo bag to anoint the contents.
Meditate and establish a psychic link between the oil and yourself.
Be specific in what you ask for.