array of flavonoids exist in basil, which help to protect cells and
chromosomes from damage. Studies have shown that two of these
flavonoids in particular, orientin and vicenin, are useful in
protecting cell structures and chromosomes from damage by radiation and
Basil is a
highly fragrant plant whose leaves are used as a seasoning
herb for many different types of foods.
become one of the most recognizable herbs ever since pesto, the mixture
of basil, pine nuts and parmesan cheese, has become popular. Also a
common accompaniment to tomato based dishes.
Basil may be
substituted with oregano or thyme.
in warmest part of refrigerator wrapped in a slightly damp paper
towel. Try to use within 7 days.
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