This is a herb native to southern Asia and the Middle East but I find it no problem to grow in the greenhouse during the summer. I always think it smells good.
This might be good for my horse Basil too as it is useful for respiratory disorders and digestive disorders - both of which we have had problems with this year!
See my herb blog for the meanings of these.
Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antispasmodic, Aromatic, Carminative, Expectorant, Galactogogue, Mild Sedative, Stomachic.
Internally it can be used for respiratory disorders like coughs and for digestive disorders or constipation.
Externally Basil can be used in a poultice or applied to itching skin and ringworm.
40 - 50gms added to feed daily.
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