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Benefits & Uses of Holistic Herb, Basil

by Brian P. Ramos
Sweet basil is highly nutritious with an abundance of vitamin A (as carotenoids), vitamin K, and vitamin C. It’s also rich in magnesium, iron, potassium, and calcium. However, basil has many health benefits and uses: Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Sweet basil is an excellent source of antioxidants such as phenolic compounds and polyphenols. Anti-Cancer Basil also contains phytochemicals that prevent chemical-induced cancers (skin, liver, oral, and lung). Basil does this by increasing the antioxidant activity, altering gene expression like many superfoods, inducing cancer cell death, and inhibiting blood vessel development in the cell. Antibacterial and Antimicrobial Basil essential has been tested […]