Please meet Basil – He’s sweet and organic!

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

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 in 2020.