AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Plant Details

:Common Name
French basil, Indian basil, Sweet basil
:Scientific Name
Ocimum basilicum

Ocimum basilicum (Family: Lamiaceae) is an erect glabrous herb. It is indigenous to India. The genus Ocimum (Lamiaceae), collectively called basil, an important economic and medicinal herb, imprises about sixty-five species widespread in tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world

: Details
Basil is considered a source of aroma compounds and essential oils containing biologically active constituents that exhibit insecticidal, nematocidal, anti bacterial, antifungal and antioxidant properties. The essential oil of basil is extensively used in the food industry, including confectionery, baked goods, sausages, meat products, salad dressing, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, bakery products, puddings, condiments, ice creams, mustard and in pickled vegetables.

Plant Variety

Serial No.Variety CompoundDetails
1CIM-SaumyaView Detail
2CIM-SharadaView Detail
3KusumohakView Detail
4VikarsudhaView Detail

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