Basil Plant (Ocimum basilicum): Important Health, Nutritional Benefits, Side Effects

Basil Plant Ocimum basilicum Important Health and Nutritional Benefits,

Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.), or great basil or Saint-Joseph’s-wort, is a plant belonging to the mint family, Lamiaceae. The genus, Ocimum, has 50 to 150 species of plants. Ocimum basilicum is a highly aromatic herb with pleasant taste. The plant has square, branching stems, opposite leaves, brown or black seeds, and flower spikes. The flowers … Read more