Herbs

Basil

  • Aromatic & Flavorful
  • Good Source of Vitamin K
  • Many medicinal benefits
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Description

Basil is popular herb not only for its aroma and flavor but also for its popular use among Chinese medicine, Ayurveda and other holistic medicine systems. Basil is known to reduce memory loss, reduce depression related to stress, reduces stroke damage and recovery, improves fasting blood sugar, cholesterol, and triglycerides, reduces blood pressure, protects the gut against damage by aspirin, prevents cancer, increases mental alertness, inhibits bacteria growth, and has antibiotic properties.


Application

Basil can be used in medicinal and culinary ways. Few great ways to add basil in to your diet are to use it as seasoning and/or make pesto. Basil pairs well with tomato dishes, salads, zucchini, eggplant, meat seasoning, stuffing, soup, sauce, garlic, cheese, pine nuts, etc.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (100g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0.5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 0g Added Sugar 0%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 177mg 15%
Iron 3.17mg 20%
Potassium 295mg 6%
Vitamin C 20%
Vitamin K 350%
Thiamin 2%
Riboflavin 6%
Niacin 6%
Vitamin B6 10%
Folate 15%
Vitamin B12 0%
Phosphorus 4%
Magnesium 15%
Zinc 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily die. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrient advice.