Basil – Ocimum basilicum is often enjoyed in Italian cuisine such as pesto or bolognaise. Basil is an excellent source of antioxidants, and contains flavonoids which ensure the anti-inflammatory action in the digestive tract, balancing the acid within the body and restoring the proper PH level.
Basil is a good source of vitamin c, vitamin k, calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron.
Basil tea is made with 1 teaspoon dried leaves, add boiling water and let it brew for 3 – 5 minutes, remove the teabag or strain. Enjoy your tea.