Greek Basil Dried Leaves

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Latin Name : Ocimum Basilicum

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.

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