Basil refers to the range of curative spicy plants. Alongside with medicinal properties, basil is used in cooking, providing dishes with a specific flavor and appetite improvement. The country of origin is seen to be India. Currently, there are approximately 20 diversities of this plant. Basil is one of the most aromatic herbs among odoriferous herbs. Basil contains calcium and vitamin ‘. Digestion stimulation and headache control are also referred to basil's beneficial properties.
It can be used in case of colds and influenza, it reduces body temperature, decreases release of mucus from maxillary sinus cavity and eliminates insomnia and nervous tension.