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Basil seeds.

Basil, also called great basil, is a culinary herb of the family Lamiaceae.



Botanical Name

 Ocimum basilicum

Common Name

Basil seeds


Basil seeds have a long history of use in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine, but their health effects have only been tested in a few studies.basil seeds could be an important source of iron and calcium for people who don’t eat meat or dairy products .Basil seeds are rich in plant compounds, including flavonoids, which may provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anticancer benefits. However, human studies are needed.Basil seeds have long been a popular ingredient in drinks in India and Southeast Asia. Now other parts of the world — including the United States — are starting to sell bottled basil seed beverages, which are rich in healthy fiber.


In Northern Europe, Canada, the northern states of the U.S., and the South Island of New Zealand

Tropical regions from central Africa to Southeast Asia
Terminal spike



In the food industry, the pectin-rich gum from basil seeds can help thicken and stabilize food mixtures like salad dressings and ice cream. It can be used at home as well.

Basil seeds contain soluble fiber, which may promote gut health, blood sugar control, healthy cholesterol levels, and appetite control. However, more research in these areas is needed.

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