by jockques cliatt
In addition to being a great culinary herb Basil is an excellent source of vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It's also a good source of calcium, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Basil isn't simply for internal use. When basil's oils are extracted to make an essential oil, it is used for treating cuts, wounds, and skin infections. It's also been shown to fight acne.
when taken orally basis can help with blood sugar regulation, Heart disease prevention, Improved mental health, and reduce inflammation. Basil has antibacterial properties. The oils in basil may help to fight bacteria in people with respiratory, urinary, abdominal, and skin infections.