BASIL: A useful herb
June 5, 2009 3:36am CST
Basil is a very very useful herb.From cough and cold to skin diseases,indigestion and many other diseases can be cured by the juice of the leafs of this plant.Basil is a sacred plant of the Hindus.In all Hindu families there must be a basil plant.The seedling of this herbal plant can be sowed in a tub.You can get it from a Hindu family.Many Hindus are living in USA,Canada,UK and many European countries.
19 Jun 09
Yes Bhanu, the role of 'Basil' for our health as well as environment is more than that we know. Two green basil leaves taken daily, protects fro cold, cough and skin diseases. Dried basil leaves can be used to prepare tea also, which is very useful for many health problems. I think most people of American and European countries have already started growing basil in their gardens for its health supporting values! Thanks for this nice topic Bhanu and have a nice day!
19 Jun 09
yes i agree with you in what you said about basil... where we live before i have planted basil in our backyard... and i used it a lot in my cooking. they re very useful not just in cooking but also because of it being a herb. basil is also a good mosquito repellent... it seems that the mosquitoes dont like the smell of basil, so having it around the house or inside in a small pot would be quite good, scares away mosquitoes. i have planted some of it in our front, but a rat had eaten all the leaves of it, including my mint too... =(.