Rich in vitamin K, basil is very good to prevent cardiovascular diseases:
- excess of cholesterol
- heart attack
It has also anti-inflammatory effects and antibacterial properties, which helps to combat:
- red throat
- food poisoning
- mouth ulcer
It is used in Chinese Medicine to treat digestive disorders such as bloating.
It helps to prevent nausea, vomiting and motion sickness.
It is also good against depression as it has a sedative effect.