BASIL LEAF (Ocimum basilicum) aka - Common Basil, Sweet Basil
Basil is a common seasoning found in the kitchen. But basil is also used around the world for medicinal purposes. It has been used to treat exhaustion and works as a stimulant to promote energy. It has anti-bacterial properties and may help to draw out poisons from stings and bites. It has shown to help lower fasting blood glucose, cholesterol, and triglycerides levels. It may help in non-insulin-dependent diabetes. It has also shown to stimulate the immune system.
- Primary uses: Here are just a few of the maladies that Basil Leaf can provide relief for: • Bites, Insects/Snakes • Headaches • Colds • Indigestion • Colds/Croup/Coughs