A – Z of Herbal Remedies
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Other Names: Basil, Holy Basil, St Joseph's Wort, Witches' Herb, King of Herbs, Sweet Basil, French Basil, Common Basil, Tulsi, Jiu Cheng Ta, Ocimum Sanctum,
Traditional Usages: Culinary Herb, Associated with Death and to ward off Evil Spirits, Culinary Herb, Nervous Irritability, Nausea, Vomitting, Stomach cramp, Anxiety, Tension, Congestion, Colds, Coughs, Colic, Constipation, Cuts, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Dysentry, Fevers, Flatulence, Headaches, Migrains, Insect Bites, Bee and Wasp Stings, Menstrual Cramps, Muscle Tensions, Nerve Pain, Sinusitis, Sore Throats, Tiredness, Letheragy. Promotes Sleep and Appetite, Bronchitis, Asthma, Stress. Refreshing Tea, Aphrodisiac, Insect Repellent, Nasal Congestion
Resources: India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Malaya, Greece, Japan, Europe, South America, Africa
Parts Used: Leaves, Flowers, Oil
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Basil Juice - Herbal remedy for Chest Pains: Crush some fresh basil leaves and squeeze the juice out. Mix with honey. Take a tablespoon of basil juice with honey in the morning on an empty stomach.
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