ocimum basilicum


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basil

The plant for stress. Blossom colors range from white to pink to lavender; flavor is similar to the leaves, but milder. Basil has different varieties and flavors that taste like lemon or mint. Chew handful of leaves twice a day to prevent stress and depression. It also purifies the blood and is used to expel worms, for stomach cramps, vomiting, colds, flu, headaches, cough, menstrual pains, ulcers, making stomach acid. Adaptogen. Juice helps sore eyes and night blindness, and can also be applied to skin to help skin conditions. A couple drops of basil juice in the eyes daily at bedtime. Put into food processor with a little bit of oil, put into small freezer bags and freeze it. You can use year round -add to sauces, soups etc.
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Chemical composition and larvicidal activity of essential oil from Ocimum basilicum (L.
Keeping in view the attributed pharmacological importance, our earlier findings [12] and resource availability, the present work was undertaken on the aqueous fraction of the methanol extract of the aerial parts of Ocimum basilicum with the object of isolating more polar novel compounds.
Hypolipemic activity of polyphenol-rich extracts from Ocimum basilicum in Triton WR-1339-induced hyperlipidemic mice.
Antimicrobial Activity of Ocimum basilicum and its Inhibition on the Characterized and Partially Purified Extracellular Protease of Salmonella typhimurium.
Effect of methyl jasmonate and chitosan on growth characteristics of Ocimum basilicum L.
Comparative studies on the activity of basil-an essential oil from Ocimum basilicum L.
1984, "Fungistatic activity of essential oils from Ocimum basilicum chemotypes.
Os oleos de Ocimum basilicum (Lamiaceae) e Ocimum gratissimum (Lamiaceae) foram aplicados via fumigacao em adultos de Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae), uma praga de graos armazenados.
Ocimum basilicum L, Ocimum gratissimum L, Ocimum sanctum L, Ocimum kilimandscharicum Schult.
Ladakh has abundant number of plants with medicinal value (such as Achillea millefolium, Bunium persicum, Caparis spinosa, Carum carvi, Dactylorhiza hatagirea, Hippophae rhamnoides, Medicago sativa, Mentha longifolia, Ocimum basilicum, Origanum vulgare, Rheum webbianum, Rhodiola imbricata, Rosa webbiana, Saussurea lappa, etc.
Ocimum basilicum (Reehan) growing wild in Oman has a better potential for commercial exploitation as a fragrance based on the high yield of linalool (49-86%) present in the leaf or flower but lacks the antimicrobial potency of Ocimum forskolei (Reehan), which is regionally endemic to Oman, and produces oil that is 42-65% estragole".