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Basil Genovese
Basil Genovese


 
Our Price: $5.99 FOR 1 PLANT IN A 3 1/2" POT

Product Code: HERB_BASIL_GENOVESE
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 Basil Genovese : "Ocimum basilicum This annual Basil is native to India, Africa, and Asia and is one of the most popular Basil. Genovese basil is one of the best because it yields 7 to 8 cuttings and makes the best pesto. Plant grow 18" to 24" tall.
 
 
 Culinary Uses : Basil can be dried or used fresh.  It is best used fresh, as drying it will lose its perfume and quite a bit of flavour. A favorite with French cooks, who have traditionally used its leaves in soups and salads. One of the best Basil for making pesto.
 
 
 
Medicinal Uses :  Traditionally used for many reasons, basil is well known for its medicinal purpose. Basil possesses the properties of anti-oxidant agents thus helps in flushing our all toxic material from the body. It has anti bacterial properties which kill the bacteria that lead to many infections. Just chewing few basil leaves early morning will kill the bacteria and flush them out your body. Basil is the best remedy on morning cold and cough. You may consume few basil leaves with two teaspoon of honey to reduce the intensity of cough. Very effective in the treatment of asthma and diabetes. Helps in alleviating your stress level. It relaxes the stressed brain cells, thus revitalizes your health. It is best remedy to cure acne and pimples. Simple rub basil leaves on the affected skin and wash it off with warm water.
 
Other Uses : Effective bug repellant. As with all basils, you can also use this basil in the garden as a natural insecticide to repel aphids, mites, and tomato hornworms.

 
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