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Natural Ingredients

Basil

Soothes skin irritations, has antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, stimulant, stomachic, carminative and diuretic properties.

Basil is an annual herbaceous plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family, normally cultivated as an aromatic and edible plant. Its properties are manifold and for this reason it is also used medicinally, especially in Indian medicine

I nutraceutici

  • Flavonoids
  • Caffeic Acid
  • Vitamin A
  • Beta-Carotene
  • Thiamine
  • Riboflavin
  • Vitamin B6
  • Choline
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
The estragole contained in the plant's essential oil has been shown to possess mutagenic and carcinogenic activity in vitro; for this reason its use is contraindicated during pregnancy, during lactation, and in pediatric patients.
Used as an aromatic herb, especially in Italian and Indonesian cuisine, in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Taiwan.
In Indian medicine, however, basil is used to treat a wide variety of ailments, such as anorexia, rheumatoid arthritis, ear pain, skin diseases, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, febrile states, and malaria.
This plant is cultivated everywhere, but imported from Asia and Africa.

Basil has always been used in folk medicine to combat gastrointestinal disorders, including feelings of fullness and flatulence, and as a remedy to promote digestion, diuresis, and to stimulate the appetite

Basil is also used in homeopathic medicine, where it can be found in the form of granules indicated for the treatment of anxiety disorders, nausea and vomiting, motion sickness, intestinal spasms, bronchitis, and wet cough.