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Basil has a spicy taste with a sweet aroma. It is mainly used in Italian cuisine and with tomato dishes.

Basil is delicious on a skewer together with a piece of (buffalo) mozzarella and tomato. You can also use basil like this:

  • Use it with raw vegetables, white beans, zucchini, tomato, orange and / or strawberries.
  • Add it to vegetable soup, tomato sauces and soups.
  • In pasta sauces, for example with mushrooms and light dairy spread.
  • In pesto.
  • Delicious in a citrus fruit salad.
  • On a sandwich with light dairy spread with horseradish and strawberries.
  • As a garnish with various savory and sweet dishes.

Medicinal Properties:

  • Basil infusion (tea) is good for digestion and relieves intestinal cramps
  • Basil extract relieves ulcers and inflammation in the mouth
  • Relieves migraines, headaches and nausea during pregnancy
  • Chronic nasal cavity and nasal mucosa inflammation
  • Bladder problems

Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

SKU: 00076
  • Basil is best stored in a tightly closed (glass) jar. The kitchen cupboard is a great dark storage place for your kitchen herbs.

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