Actions: Soothing to stomach. Mildly sedative. Soothing expectorant.
Diaphoretic. Aromatic, flavorful corrigent.
Uses: Nausea; morning sickness or motion sickness. Flatulence.
Nervousness. Thick coughs. Withdrawal from marijuana addiction
Cautions: None known.
Basil contain Vitamins A, D and B2 as well as Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron and Magnesium.
Basil when taken internally can help stop stomach cramps because it is an antispasmodic. Basil will also alleviate constipation. Basil will help indigestion. Basil when applied externally can draw out insect, bee, wasp or snake venom when so bitten.
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