Basil is an herb grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions around the world. Its primary use is in cooking, however it also has been associated with multiple medicinal benefits. This includes the soothing of stomach cramps and nausea, as well as general use as an antispasmodic, helping with headaches.
Basil can be made into teas, poultices, ointments, and even can be used in soap making to enhance scent! Of course the most traditional use of basil is as a seasoning or spice.
1 oz. dried herb package.
Each herb possesses unique ways of helping you to stay healthy and support your body, mind, and spirit. Herbs are used for a variety of purposes. In addition to medicines, herbs are often used for making teas, bathing, body care products, flower essences, supplements, and as fragrances.
Many thousands of years after mankind uncovered the medicinal and spiritual use of these plants, scientists have acquired the tools that were needed to figure out how they worked and confirm their effectiveness. You can see an example of this in scientific articles confirming the effectiveness of elderberry improving your immune system with thousands of antioxidants and even anticarcinogenic effects!
We encourage you to do your research before ingesting any herb. This is especially true if you are taking any medications, as many herbs interact with specific types of medications (St. Johns Wort and Antidepressants for example, causes serotonin syndrome, which can be fatal). Always consult your doctor before trying to treat, diagnose, or cure any medical condition, as they know what is best specifically for you.