Add to the salad: the benefits of basil and how to grow it at home

In addition to making the food tastier, basil is a natural remedy for various diseases. know more
Basil is an aromatic herb widely used in cooking.

Besides leaving a delicious and unique flavor, basil has wonderful medicinal properties for our health.

To give you an idea, it is possible to prevent several diseases by regularly eating some basil leaves.

A very cool tip: try preparing a homemade, natural pizza seasoned with fresh herb.

Just thinking about it makes your mouth water!

Basil contains essential oils rich in antioxidants.

This is precisely why we can smell and taste the leaf.

The good news is that it's not just that!

According to scientific studies, this plant can serve as:
- Anti-inflammatory

- Antioxidant

- Anticancer

- Analgesic

- Antipyretic

- Antidiabetes

- Hepatoprotective

- Blood vessel protector

- Soothing

And it has more benefits!

Come on:

1. Nerve health
It not only benefits the health of the nerves, but improves memory.

2. Cough
Basil tea helps eliminate phlegm and relieve coughs caused by the flu.

3. Sore throat
Cook basil leaves and drink the tea.

This will ease the pain in the throat.

Another tip is to gargle the solution as it is effective thanks to the anti-inflammatory power.

Caution: Do not drink the same gargling liquid.

4. Respiratory disorder
If you suffer from bronchitis, asthma, flu, cough and cold, then bet on basil leaves.

Put half a liter of water to boil in a pan and add basil leaves and clove.

Then just drink to feel the relief of breathing.

This is also a holy remedy for the flu.

5. Kidney stones
Basil has a strong effect on the kidney, so it is great for fighting kidney stones.

Make a basil leaf juice with honey and drink it daily for six months.

It will do a complete renal cleaning and the toxins will leave the urine.

6. Heart problems
Basil is great for preventing and treating heart disease.

7. Stress
Basil leaves are considered as an anti-stress agent.

We do not need to say anything else, right?

Drink the tea for calmin, calminho.

8. Infection in the mouth
Canker sores and mouth infections can be treated just by chewing some basil.

9. Insect bites
The leaf is antiallergic and helps to relieve insect bites.

Put a spoon (tea) of basil juice over the affected area and let it act.

Repeat after a few hours.

10. Skin problems
Basil juice is beneficial in the treatment of ringworm and other skin diseases.

11. Headaches
Basil is one of the best natural remedies against headaches.

12. Eye Disorders
Basil juice is an effective remedy for ocular pain and night blindness, which is usually caused by vitamin A deficiency.

How to plant

Do you want to plant this herb at home?

It's quite simple!

Plant the seed or seed of the basil in an average pot and let it receive the sunlight.

Water regularly and secure the fertilized soil.

Sometimes it is customary to prune the stem of the plant to stimulate growth.

When the basil flowers, the taste of the leaf changes and it loses its potency.

However, the flower is also edible and brings some benefits.

It's your choice.

This is a news blog about home treatments. It does not replace a specialist. Always consult your doctor.