Ocimum sanctum LAMIACEAE
Rare basil with a spicy scent of clove, lemon, and cinnamon. Grown outside holy sanctuaries in India. Medicinal: Holy Basil has warming, antiseptic qualities. Used as a febrifuge to lower fevers especially those related to colds and flu, as an antibiotic for skin infections and as an insect repellent.
[Culture: Annual/55°F night, 70°F day/14 days/transplant, direct sow after last frost/sun/18" ht./12-16" apart.]
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 02 November, 2004.