OTHER NAME : Albahaca, Basilic, Basilic Commun, Basilic Grand.
BOTANICAL NAME : Ocimum sanctum Linn
PLANT FAMILY : Lamiaceae
Basil is regarded as the king of herbs; basil is revered as “Holy Herb” in most of the traditions across the globe. It is worshiped to be sacred symbol in the Hindu religious traditions in India and worldwide. Basil seeds are nutritional powder house which contains valuable nutrients like Dietary Fibre, Protein, Vitamin -A, Vitamin B-6, Vitamin B-12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium.
Soaked basil seeds help to cleanse the inner stomach. Sabja seeds help to strengthen the immunity of the body and help maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
It is very helpful in weight loss, reduces body heat, controls blood sugar levels, relieves constipation and bloating, treats Acidity and heartburn, for healthy skin and hair, also in cures cough and flu.