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Ocimum basilicum

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Basil is a wonderful aromatic and medicinal plant with a centuries-old tradition that is often used in cooking. Its scientific name means “the one who smells royally” and not without reason as it has a really strong and characteristic aroma.


Ingredients: Naturally dried leaves of Basil

No caffeine

Hippocrates recommended Basil as an antiemetic, while for Christians it is considered blessed and holds a special place as it is also used in sanctification. Its dried leaves have a strong sweet and aromatic taste, maybe even a little spicy and give a special aroma to pizza and pasta sauces!

Basil is used in sauces and pizzas: Basil is one of the main herbs used in pizzas and sauces. It adds a strong, aromatic aroma that pairs well with tomatoes and mozzarella.

It is used in traditional dishes: Basil is also used in traditional dishes such as pesto. It adds a note of freshness and aroma to sauces.

It is used in soups and stews: Basil is also one of the herbs used in soups. It adds a delicate, yet rich flavor to these dishes.

Basil, the King of Herbs!

Basil is a highly fragrant herb and a key ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine. Its sweet, peppery aroma with a hint of anise is unmistakable, making it a favorite of cooks and foodies alike.

Native to tropical regions of Central Africa and Southeast Asia, basil was introduced to the Mediterranean region over 2,000 years ago. Its scientific name, Ocimum basilicum, comes from the Greek word “basileus,” meaning “king” or “ruler.” Indeed, basil is considered the king of herbs due to its versatility in the kitchen and its many health benefits.

Basil is an annual herb that grows up to 60 cm tall. Its leaves are bright green and come in various shapes and sizes, from small and round to long and pointed. Its flowers are white or pink and bloom in clusters.

Beyond its amazing taste, basil is a powerhouse of nutrients and health benefits. It is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, and antioxidants. It has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, and it may help reduce stress and anxiety.

Basil is a staple ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine, especially Italian cuisine, where it is used in dishes such as pesto, Caprese salad, and Margherita pizza. It pairs well with tomatoes, garlic, olives, mozzarella cheese, and olive oil. It is also used in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, where it adds flavor and aroma to curries, soups, and stir-fries.

At home, you can use fresh or dried basil in a variety of dishes. Try adding it to your tomato sauce, pasta dishes, salads, or roasted vegetables. You can also infuse it in olive oil or vinegar for a flavorful dressing.

If you are lucky enough to have a basil plant at home, make sure to harvest the leaves regularly to encourage growth. Pinch off the top leaves to prevent flowering, which can make the plant bitter. You can also freeze fresh basil leaves in ice cube trays for later use.

We offer high-quality, organic basil leaves that are hand-picked and dried to preserve their flavor and aroma. Our basil is perfect for adding a touch of Mediterranean flavor to your meals. Try it today and taste the difference!


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