Basil is used to season food. It is popular in meals such as pizza and pasta. It's is used to make pesto and tomato sauce. It is used in teas as well as supplements. It contains many benefits that is good for the health.
Holy Basil also known as tulsi (O. Tenuiflorum) is used in supplements and herbal tea. It can also be used in cooking especially Thai dishes.
Few vitamins and minerals are contributed from the herb to a diet hence the small amount is used in recipes. The only nutrient provided by basil is vitamin k.
Basil is used in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic and holistic medicine. It is used to treat bug bites and is also used to treat nausea.
Sweet Basil is beneficial in treating: memory loss, depression, stroke and high blood pressure.
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