Major growing area
It is an aromatic, annual herb, 0.3-0.5 meters tall, but some cultivars can reach up to 1 m. The leaves are ovate, often puckered, flowers white or pink, and fruits have four small nutlets.
AYURVEDA & MEDICINAL USES
Used in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for Effective against Boredom, Cancer, Convulsion Diarrhea, Epilepsy, Gout Impotency, Nausea, Sore throat Toothaches, Whooping, cough
Basil is used to flavor soups and sauces. The leaves can be eaten as raw in salad.
Basil Herbal tea, Pour a cup of boiling water to Basil leaves. Let it stand for 5 minutes and strain it.