Part used: Leaf
Energetics: Pungent, sweet, bitter, warm
Actions: Antidepressant antiseptic anti-inflammatory antimicrobial antispasmodic carminative
Indications: Congestion, coughs, colds sore, throat, indigestion, dysentery, diarrhoea
Since ancient times, Ocimum basilicum more commonly known as basil has been used both culinarily and medicinally. It has been traditionally used to treat respiratory disorders such as congestion, coughs, colds and sore throats .
Basil is used in our Meditation Tea.