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Green Ocimum basilicum inflorescences with white flowers
ocimum basilicum
Ocimum basilicum (Sweet Basil)

Native to tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, the Sweet Basil, is a cherished herb appreciated for its aromatic leaves which find extensive use in various cuisines around the world, especially in Italian and Asian dishes​. Research indicates that it can be beneficial in treating respiratory diseases, bacterial or fungal infections, wounds, headaches, and gastrointestinal disorders​​. In commercial settings, Sweet Basil finds application as a fresh-cut herb, a dried spice, and a source of essential oil. Photographed in the department of Quindio, Colombia.

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