Benefits of Basil
In addition to being an exceptional seasoning, its properties make it very beneficial for our health:
Stop the fever and fight the cold
In cases of high fever, it is recommended to boil basil leaves with cardamom and drink it as an infusion.
Relieves cough and asthma
Basil is an active ingredient in cough syrups and bronchitis. To make a homemade one you can boil your leaves in water and drink. For the sore throat gargle with this boiled water will also work.
Strengthens the immune system
Its chemical compounds promote the body’s production of antibodies that fight infections.
It can eliminate bad breath and fight oral diseases
Some home remedies indicate that letting it dry and brushing teeth with basil solves many oral problems.
It helps the proper functioning of the kidneys.
Basil tea can treat stomach problems such as constipation, acidity and heavy digestion.
It acts as a muscle relaxant and anti-inflammatory.