10 Incredible Health Benefits of Basil You Should Know

Originally from India, this plant became popular very quickly due to the belief that it was holy, and promoted spiritual growth. Today, it’s frequently used in the kitchen, although it also has many more uses.

Do you know what plant we're talking about? Basil.

Made up of flavonoids and essential oils, basil is known for its antiseptic, detoxifying, soothing and expectorant properties. Due to these properties, basil can fight diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart and skin problems. It protects our immune system against bacteria and infections, brain damage, vision problems, emotional issues, and anxiety.

Here are 10 of basil's health benefits:

It helps us recover from the flu and the common cold
It helps with headaches
It improves your heart's health
It prevents cancer
It can treat your skin
It eliminates kidney stones
It helps with depression
It improves stomach problems
It improves memory

Making the tea is really easy.

Boil 200 milliliters of water and add 10 fresh basil leaves. Let is sit for 10 minutes then strain.



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