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Basil is a member of the mint family of plants. Everyone knows basil is used in cooking, but not many
realize its healthy uses.
Basil can be used to aid in treating acne, bug bites, gas, wounds, dental troubles, and parasitic infections.
Basil contains quite a few antiviral compounds. Some research shows that phytochemicals in basil may even help to fight plaque on your teeth.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|