Basil

Basil (Ocimum basilic) is a plant known throughout the world. Its taste and smell are usually associated with aromatic Italian cuisine. Ideally suited as an addition to sauces, pizzas, pastas or other specialties of Mediterranean cuisine. It has a characteristic clove-anise flavor that gives the dishes a unique aroma. Few of us, however, know that in addition to unquestionable organoleptic properties, basil has a whole…