Basil Ocimum basilicum is aromatic herbs that is used extensively to add a distinctive aroma and ﬂavour to food. The leaves can be used fresh or dried for use as a spice.Short duration herb 60-80 days, rich in methyl chavicol and linalool.
Essential oils extracted from fresh leaves and ﬂowers can be used as aroma additives in food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.
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