I’ve introduced a new, lovely herb to my herb & spice range – Sweet Basil. It’s something I adore and go through mountains of in food due to it’s goodness, but only when I can get organic. I’m thrilled to have just landed a shipment of a PILE of new herbs and spices, mostly organic, and this is the first of the bunch I’m going to introduce you to.
You’ll find it here https://sallyanncreed.co.za/product/organic-sweet-basil-20g/
So what are the health benefits you ask? Apart from the deliciousness that is:
Here are a few Health & Culinary Benefits of Sweet Basil:
- Good for Digestion (put it on all sorts of foods!)
- An amazing natural anti-inflammatory
- It fights Free Radical activity (we all need this)
- Has Powerful Skin Benefits
- Fights Depression
- Excellent for Diabetes Management
- Supports Liver Function and Helps Detoxify the Body
- Promotes a Healthy Gut
Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum) plays a role in many Mediterranean, and particularly Italian, cuisines. It forms the basis of pesto and adds a distinctive flavour to salads, pasta, pizza, and other dishes. Indonesian, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisines also feature this herb. I’m afraid I sprinkle this freely in just about everything, just as I do with my delicious Organic Cayenne Pepper and Organic Turmeric. Sometimes a girl can’t help herself…
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Originally published on https://www.facebook.com/SallyAnnCreedSA/ in 2020.