Here are some of the benefits of basil leaves for health:
1. Health Recovery
Basil plants have health benefits, the part of the plant that is often used is the leaves. Basil leaves have benefits to sharpen memory besides that basil leaves are also very good for the health of your stomach.
2. Fever & Chills
Basil leaves are useful for relieving fever. Basil leaves can also help prevent dengue fever and malaria. In cases of high fever, you can use basil leaves with cardamom powder boiled with half a liter of water, you can mix it with sugar or milk.
Basil leaves also play a role in Ayurvedic cough medicine and an expectorant. Basil leaves help to mobilize mucus in bronchitis and asthma. In addition, basil leaves can be chewed to reduce flu.
4. Sore throat
To treat a sore throat, you can boil basil leaves or make a mouthwash that is used twice a day.
5. Respiratory Disorders
You can boil basil leaves with a mixture of honey and ginger which is beneficial for influenza, asthma and bronchitis. If you don’t like the taste of ginger you can make a recipe using basil leaves mixed with cloves and a little salt which is very nutritious, especially for influenza.
6. Kidney Stones
Another benefit produced from basil leaves is that it helps you relieve kidney disorders. You can make basil leaf juice with a mixture of honey, you can drink it regularly for 6 months to reduce kidney stone disorders naturally.
7. Heart Disease
Basil leaves have beneficial benefits for heart health. In some cases basil leaves can relieve heart disease and reduce blood cholesterol levels.
Basil leaves have ‘adaptogens’ or anti-stress agents. Research shows that basil leaves can provide significant protection against stress. Even those of you who want to prevent stress in some of the jobs you are facing can consume 12 basil leaves, by consuming it twice a day to prevent stress.
9. Mouth Infection
Basil leaves will help in minimizing infections in the mouth. You can chew some basil leaves to treat this condition.
10. Skin disorders
Some skin disorders such as ringworm often bother you, apart from disturbing your self-confidence it can also make you uncomfortable. The juice of the basil leaves can help relieve ringworm and other skin ailments. It has also been successfully tried by some naturopaths in the treatment of leucoderma.
11. Relieve Headaches
Basil leaves can relieve headaches. Basil leaf decoction can alleviate this disorder, you can pound it with sandalwood leaves and can be compressed on the forehead or head area that hurts.
12. Eye Disorders
Basil leaves can be used as an effective remedy for sore eyes although generally eye disorders are caused by a deficiency of vitamin A.