Category Archives: Herb basil
Known as one of the main ingredients in pesto sauce and used often for its fragrant flavor, Thai basil is one highly nutritious herb.
Belonging to the mint family of Lamiaceae, basil first originated in India. Grown in India for more than 5,000 years, basil or sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) is called as Saint Joseph’s Wort in few English-speaking countries.
Basil has been derived from the Greek word called “basileus”, which means “king”.While French consider it a royal herb, in India basil has [...]
Legend Legend Basil flowers look like monster Bajirikass, so called Basil, a “king of herbs” of the title, in India, basil is regarded as sacred, when swear in court, must take it as the oath. In India also think wearing basil leaves can ward off evil spirits.
A few centuries ago in ancient Asia, Herb basil is regarded as God gives the world medicine and edible gift, every Basil harvest season, people will hold a sacred ceremony. Rolle is sacred, [...]