Basil Dried Leaves

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Latin Name : Ocimum Basilicum

Origin Country: Egypt

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) plays a role in many Mediterranean, and particularly Italian, cuisines. It forms the basis of pesto and adds a distinctive flavor to salads, pasta, pizza, and other dishes.

In the diet, sweet basil can provide vitamins, minerals, and a range of antioxidants that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties.

  • Basil leaves compose of several health benefiting essential oils such as eugenol, citronellol, linalool, citral, limonene and terpineol. These compounds are known to have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
  • Vitamin K in basil is essential for production of clotting factors in the blood and plays a vital role in the bone strengthening and mineralization.
  • Basil has properties that might help protect the skin from some effects of aging.
  • The essential oil also stimulates the nervous system, fights stress, anxiety, mental fatigue and helps concentration.
  • It has antiseptic and expectorant properties and is considered an excellent perspiration.
  • Eating basil leaves, as a salad, fights constipation.
  • The infusion abdominal cramps and stomach nerves.
  • Basil tea helps digestion and soothes the intestines.
To make an infusion, place one tablespoon of dried herbs into a ceramic teapot, mug or mason jar for each cup of tea you intend to brew. Cover with boiling water. Place on the lid (or cover your cup with a saucer) and let steep for 10-15 minutes or overnight. You can flavor various baked goods, salads, stews, stews, soups, etc. while it goes well with sauces based on fresh tomatoes. It is also can be used in confectionery.
Basil seems to be safe for most people when used properly. In some people basil can cause low blood sugar. In any case you should consult with your healthcare doctor before using any herb especially if you’re taking other medications or having health problems.

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