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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…

 

Disclaimer

You can simply click on the name of each product mentioned above (in bold) and a hyperlink will take you directly to the product for an easy purchase.

Originally published on https://www.facebook.com/SallyAnnCreedSA/ in 2020.

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