Fresh Basil for an amazing 'Pesto'!
Culinary uses: Thanks to its delicious taste and aroma, basil is a very versatile herb, known for its affinity with the pasta and tomatoes. It also gives excellent results when combined with eggplant, zucchini and spinach. Their ability to flavor green salads, oils and vinegars is beyond any doubt. If you add to the end of cooking, chopped leaves give a delicious flavor to many soups. It can use fresh, frozen or dried. The puree, made with olive oil, can be stored in the refrigerator or freeze.
Medicinal Uses: Basil contains volatile oils, especially linalool, limonene and estragol. Reduces flatulence, it's digestive and it has antiseptic properties for combat 'acne'. It has a slight sedative effect, and it's a good remedy for insomnia. Add 4 leaves their sandwiches for a natural sedative effect.