Basil has long been part of natural medicine, and for good reasons. This herb is abundant in health-boosting phytonutrients, owing to which is one of the most powerful natural antibiotics. In many cultures around the world, it is still considered a ‘holy’ herb.
There are over 60 varieties of basil, which have been categorized into 3 groups – sweet, purple, and bush. Basil thrives in warm, tropical climates.
Note: This super plant can be easily grown inside as well. What you do is snip off the budding heads whenever they appear and below the base of a leaf near the bottom on spindly stems. This will keep your plant full, and a new branch will appear……Readmore