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Overview
Quick Details
Product Type:
Single Herbs & Spices
Style:
Dried
Drying Process:
VF
Processing Type:
Blended
Shape:
Powder
Place of Origin:
Uganda
Packaging & Delivery
Packaging Details
1kg to 10kgs vacum pack

Specifications

Botanical Name(s): Ocimum Sanctum
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsi

“We Grow What You Wish” Grow Green Cultivation Uganda Ltd, Kampala has acquired 5000 acres of fertile land under strategic tie up with land bank owner in Africa. The company has highly professional management to outsource quality seeds, best input bio fertilizer and bio insect controls, natural weed control herbicides, highly sophisticated agro implements and all means of mechanization equipments at farms with well trained operators and practical skill oriented farmers group to deliver desired crops at your terms .we have sufficient capital investment and manpower to cover up all agriculture operations in Africa. We started contract agro producing services in Africa for the World market. We are happy to grow and do cultivation on behalf of you and you get upto 50% cost benefit on purchase of agriculture produce and agro forest project development. We follow best agriculture practice and have developed common infrastructure to share with local surrounding farmers to get highest yield at minimum cost. Our agronomist and partnership with agro research institute and input suppliers has made it possible to obtain assured yield and quality output in local area identified by our expert team. Under orchard management practice, we can offer various crops in different seasons across the globe to serve their local needs and savings on stock investment so that to save on interest cost of stock investment. We mostly supply when our client required for their particular market to avoid stock built up and easy supply chain management. Please, do not hesitate to contact us for regular price update and best offer to purchase your requirement from our natural African raw food requirement supply. Other ready to ship agro crops available at our source/region are: PINEAPPLE, COFFEE, TEA, CASSAVA, BANANA, MANGO -ROUND THE YEAR, VANILLA, COCA, BARLEY, BEANS, SESAME, CASHEW, AVOCADO, MACHAMBA ORANGE, ANNATTO, GINGER, TURMERIC, CHILLI. Other Crops can be grown: NONI, PALMAROSA, LEMONGRASS, VETIVER, ROSEMARY, SWEET BASIL, CHIVES, GREEN GARLIC, SAGE, MARIGOLD, ASPARAGUS SHATAVARI YELLOW, MINT, PEPPER. Description The term ‘basil’ has been derived from a Greek word ‘basileus’, which means ‘king’. It is a tender, low-growing herb that reaches a height of 1 to 2 feet. The stem of the plant bears many leaves, having a characteristic purple hue or coloration. The flowers are peculiar, in having two lips. The flower color can vary from pure white to pure red, with a slight purple tinge in some flowers. Basil is native to India, Iran and other tropical regions of Asia and has been grown there for more than 5,000 years. It is now cultivated throughout the world, as a flavoring herb in many cuisines. It plays a major role in cuisines of Italy, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodian and Laos. The herb comes in a number of varieties, like the sweet basil, holy basil, lemon basil and African blue basil. Plant Chemicals (+)- volatile oil (linalool, methyl chavicol), methyl cinnamate, cineole, citronellol, geraniol, myrcene, pinene, ocimene, terpineol, E-beta-caryophyllene. Uses & Benefits of Basil • Fresh basil forms a common ingredient in cooked recipes across the world. • Basil oil has potent antioxidant, anti-cancer, anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. • Basil has been known to decrease the occurrence of platelet aggregation and experimental thrombus in mice. • In India, it has been traditionally used for the supplementary treatment of stress, asthma and diabetes. • Basil serves as an herbal remedy for diseases related to the brain, heart, lungs, bladder and kidneys. • The herb is mixed with borage to make a tea that heightens vitality. Steaming basil tea is also used for treating patients with fever. • Basil tea is utilized in the internal as well as external treatment of eye problems. It is used as eyewash and the tea is also drunk to treat eye disorders. • Dried basil leaves are used in a snuff, as a remedy for colds. • The herb has been used as an antidote for poison since ancient times. • It is commonly used in cosmetics as a toning body rub, when mixed with sea salt and vegetable oil. • Basil is used for treating disorders of the digestive and nervous systems and reducing the incidence of flatulence in affected individuals. • The herb is helpful in all kinds of cramps in the stomach. It is also used to treat colic, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, intestinal worms, physical tiredness, depression, short-term and long-term anxiety and insomnia. • Herbal remedies made from sweet basil are used in the treatment of epilepsy, migraine and whooping cough. • Sweet basil is applied on insect bites as an external herbal ointment. • The herb is used in malaria, catarrh, bronchitis coughs, headaches, lung problems, abdominal distention, arthritis, nasal congestion, nerve tissue strengthening, sinus congestion, and gastric disorders. • It purifies the air, clears the lungs, and proves to be an effective heart tonic • Basil also lowers blood sugar levels and its powder is used for treating mouth ulcers. Caution • Intake of basil seeds in large quantities is harmful for the brain.