Basil: Commonly thought of as a culinary herb and used in cuisines worldwide, this plant is thought to have originated in the tropical regions of Central Africa to Southeast Asia. Many cultures used Basil for medicinal and spiritual purposes. In Greece, powdered basil was used to treat migraines and chest infections. The Egyptians and Hindus used Basil as an aid to transition people into the afterlife. In Western European lore it was claimed to be a symbol of evil, and in the Eastern Orthodox Church it was used for making holy water. The tender green leaves are steam distilled to produce a clear to pale yellow, thin oil.
Aroma: Sweet, spicy, fresh, with a slight hint of balsamic and wood
Uses: Pain relief, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant
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