Basil comes in over sixty varieties, with the most common being; sweet, lemon, anise and cinnamon basil. It is an aromatic herb, available fresh or dried. Best known as an addition to pesto, it is a very versatile herb that can be used in tomato dishes, salads, sauces, butters, pasta dishes and much more.
- Aids in digestion
- Helps to protect cell structures
- Fights off free radicals (great anti-cancer herb)