Basil (Ocimum basilicum), also called great basil is a culinary herb of the family Lamiaceae (mints). Basil is native to tropical regions from central Africa to Southeast Asia. It is a tender plant, and is used in cuisines worldwide. Depending on the species and cultivar, the leaves may taste somewhat like anise, with a strong, pungent, often sweet smell.
Nutrition Facts / 100g Calories 22 Fat 0.6 g Cholesterol 0 mg Sodium 4 mg Potassium 295 mg Carbohydrates 2.7 g Fiber 1.6 g Protein 0.6 g Vitamin C 30% Vitamin A 105% Calcium 17% Sugar 0.3 g Iron 17% Magnesuim 16%
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