Ocimum Album

Scientific Name: Ocimum Album L.
Synonyms: Ocimum Basilicum
English Name: Basil Seeds
Other Names in English: Sweet Basil Seed
Family: Labiatae

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Health Benefits

1- Pour it in beverages and drink it. It is useful for strengthening the heart and nerves.
2- Pour it in boiling water and drink it semi-hot. It soothes the chest and relieves cough.
3- To prevent toothache, suck some of it in your mouth well one day, then chew it well and eat it. You will not have a toothache for 1 year.


The seed is from a plant similar to Basil, but its leaves are smaller than Basil leaves, it has a square stem and a reddish flower, its seeds are smaller than basil seeds, which are black in color.

Chemical Constituents

Thymol (42.15%), p-cymene (21.17%) and γ-terpinene (19.81%) as major compounds. The O. canum essential oil displayed antimicrobial activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Medical disclaimer

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