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basil leaf

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botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Basil, Sweet - Herb Profile and Information
... O. Labiatae ---Part Used---Herb. Description History ---Description---Common or Sweet Basil which is used in medicine and also for culinary purposes, ... and another 'studded' leaves. ---History---The derivation of the name Basil is uncertain. Some authorities say it comes from the Greek basileus ... . Every good Hindu goes to his rest with a Basil leaf on his breast. This is his passport to Paradise. ...
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Basil
... shall be for meat. - Genesis 1:29 Basil Leaf C/S Cert. Organic (Ocimum basilicum; Tulsi) 0.4 oz: K Basil, Sweet Essential Oil oz: K Basil Leaf Powder (Ocimum basilicum; Tulsi) 1 lb: C Bird, Bee and Butterfly Garden Vitamin & Herb Glossary Culinary Herb Garden Medicinal Garden Italian Herb Garden Kit Basil is ...
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Basil is the fragrant king of herbs
... Forestry Sea Grant Publications & Multimedia Catalog Extension Service Garden Hints Basil is the fragrant king of herbs CORVALLIS - Sweet basil. Its scientific name (Ocimum basilicum) means "fragrant king," and ... its foliage or crush a leaf, and basil releases a wonderfully spicy fragrance. Varieties include cinnamon, lemon and anise. A member of the mint family, basil has the familiar four-sided ...
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Desirable Herb Varieties: Basil
... , if misleadingly, called "sweet basil"), there are some close cousins usually called "basil" as well: O. minimum, "compact" or "globe" basil, generally regarded as notably inferior culinarily to real basil; and O. sanctum aka ... inches in plant height). When flowering starts, pinch off each flowering shoot, along with the leaf pair directly below (which should be used at once). It does not seem to be ...
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Growing, Selecting And Using Basil, HYG-1644-94
... chartreuse. Basil Species and Varieties Name Flower Leaves Comments Ocimum basilicum Sweet Basil White Deep green Excellent in salads, vinegars, pesto O. basilicum 'Crispum' Lettuce-leaf Basil White Very large, crinkled Excellent in salads O. basilicum 'Green Ruffles' Green Ruffles Basil White Lime grean, serrated, ruffled, much longer than sweet basil Excellant ...
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botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Basil, Wild - Herb Profile and Information
... Basil, Wild - Herb Profile and Information Basil, Wild Botanical: Calamintha Clinopodium Family: N.O. Labiatae Description ---Synonyms---Hedge Basil. Hedge Calamint. --- ... . In Ireland it is somewhat rare. The Wild Basil, or Hedge Basil (Calamintha Clinopodium) (sometimes called Hedge Calamint), is a ... rings or whorls, at the points from which the leaf-stalks spring, and are in bloom from July to ...
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The Official Seed Starting Home Page - Basil
... Seed Starting Home Page - Basil Your Weekly Electronic Gardening Guide Practical Horticulture for Busy People. Basil About This Plant... Family: Labiatae Genus and species: Ocimum basilicum Plant type: annual ... Japanese beetles Diseases: botrytis (bush basil) Harvest: use fresh leaves at any time; for drying, pick in early fall before leaves turn yellow by cutting leaf stalks just before the plant ...
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Herbal Garden Archives - Basil
... . Basil works well in combination with tomatoes. Finely chopped basil stirred into mayonnaise makes a good sauce for fish. Use as a garnish for vegetables, chicken and egg dishes. Large lettuce-leaf basil can be stuffed as you would a grape leaf. Basil can be dried in the microwave until crisp but still green ...
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Basil, Mozzarella and Tomato Salad
... Basil, Mozzarella and Tomato Salad Basil, Mozzarella and Tomato Salad 2-3 fresh ripe tomatoes, sliced approx. 1/4" thick 8-10 fresh basil leaves (the big lettuce leaf kind are especially nice, purple ...
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Basil Ocimum basilicum Labiatae
... Basil requires at least 5 hours of direct sun a day. Basil needs well-drained soil with near-neutral pH. Basil is a leaf crop, so it requires more moisture than most herbs; however, too much moisture is deadly. If your basil ...
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