Basil supports the work of:
- digestive system - improves digestion and facilitates the absorption of nutrients from food. It prevents stomach cramps and stimulates the secretion of gastric juice, so it can be used in the case of indigestion and flatulence. It is also effective in combating lack of appetite. It is also used to prevent vomiting and nausea.
- of the nervous system - has an effect similar to lemon balm: it acts as an antidepressant, improves mood, helps fight insomnia, reduces hyperactivity. Basil also has antipyretic properties - it gently lowers high temperature and warms the body.
Basil in the kitchen
Basil is an indispensable ingredient in almost all Mediterranean dishes. Basil, due to its distinctive taste and characteristic aroma, is added to salads and soups, especially tomato soups.