Grow fresh Italian Basil at home!
Basil is an excellent source of vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It's also a good source of calcium, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids. Basil isn't simply for internal use. When basil's oils are extracted to make an essential oil, it is used for treating cuts, wounds, and skin infection
Italian Basil benefits:
- Basil leaves act as a kidney tonic by cleansing the kidneys and lowering uric acid levels, which is the root cause of kidney stones.
- Basil can also help with weight loss and lower cholesterol levels
- Basil is another excellent source of antioxidants as well. Basil contains water soluble flavonoids called rientin and viceninare which can help to protect white blood cells