Aromatic leaves with and a sweet, aniseed flavour.
Basil is a rich source of powerful antioxidants - which counter the negative impact of free radicals in our bodies. Basil also has strong antibacterial capabilities and can help treat digestive complaints such as cramps, vomiting and constipation.
Works Well With...
Synonomous with Italian cooking, basil pairs well with a ripe tomato and olive oil, fish, pasta or on your margarita pizza. It is also the primary ingredient in pesto sauce.