- Common Basil
- French Basil
- Garden Basil
- Royal Herb
- St. Josephwort
- Sweet Basil
There are various benefits of basil, such as treatment for disorders of the digestive and nervous system. There have also been many reports of certain individuals who were affected by flatulence and have used basil to reduce the condition, it is also used for various stomach cramps, the herb is also used by practitioners to treat colic and certain cases of indigestion.
Remedies derived from sweet basil is also used to treat disorders like nausea and vomiting as well as parasites found in the human body including intestinal worms. This is due to the high mineral content found in basil.
Sweet basil can be used as a sedative due to its properties. For this reason it has been well known for its properties for the nervous system, it has been proven in the effective treatment of irritability (short & long term) physical tiredness along with depression and symptoms of depression.
Due to the high sedative properties found in the sweet basil, practitioners have found that it proves effective in treating anxiety, insomnia, migraine, skin disorders, eye problems, herbal insect repellent, insect bites, whooping cough in children, inflammation,ringworm infection & epilepsy in various individuals. Traditionally nursing mothers would use basil for the increased production in milk
TINCTURE – A herbal tincture can also be prepared from the leaves of the basil, which can be used for disorders of the nervous system.
combinations of basil with herbs such as the wood betony and the skullcap to make the tincture, basil can also be combined with the elecampane and the hyssop herbs for the treatment of coughs and bronchitis in different patients.
WASH – Basil leaf juice can be mixed with honey to be used to gain relief from itchiness in the skin and from the symptoms of ringworm infection.
JUICE – The leaves of the basil can be made into an herbal juice mixture by adding a decoction of flavorful cinnamon and cloves, this juice can be drunk to treat chills affecting a person’s well as clean the blood from impurities.
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