|Minimum Order Quantity||50 Kg|
|Packaging Type||HDPE Drum|
|Packaging size||1 lit to Barral|
|Plant Part Used/Extracted From||Leaves|
BASIL is very important plant and plays very important role in life of every INDIAN . It is grown in every house as sacred tree. During mont zah of November special festival of marriage of Tulsi with Lord Vishnu is organised. Commonly people knows two different type of BASIL in India . They are 1) Ram Tulsi ( Ocimum Bascilicum) 2) Shyam Tulsi ( Ocimum Sanctum) Both types have been grown in INDIA from time immemorial. However many more GENO type occurs in INDIA .Ocimum basilicum has at least 60 varieties, which further complicates taxonomy.Most basils are cultivars of sweet basil.Anise basil, Licorice basil or Persian basil (O. basilicum ''''''''Licorice'''''''')Cinnamon basil (Ocimum basilicum ''''''''Cinnamon'''''''')Dark opal basil (Ocimum basilicum ''''''''Dark Opal'''''''')Lettuce leaf basil (Ocimum basilicum ''''''''Crispum'''''''')Purple basil (Ocimum basilicum ''''''''Purpurescens'''''''')Rubin basil (Ocimum basilicum ''''''''Rubin'''''''')Globe basil, dwarf basil, French basil (Ocimum basilicum ''''''''Minimum''''''''])Thai basil (Ocimum basilicum thyrsifolium)HybridsEditAfrican blue basil (Ocimum basilicum X O. kilimandscharicum)Spice basil (Ocimum basilicum X O. americanum), which is sometimes sold as holy basil)Lemon basil (Ocimum basilicum X O. americanum)Similar speciesEditCamphor basil, African basil (O. kilimandscharicum)Clove basil, also African basil (Ocimum gratissimum)Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum, formerly known as O. sanctum)Other cultivarsEditSeveral other basils, including some other Ocimumspecies are grown in many regions of Asia. Most of the Asian basils have a clove-like flavor that is, in general, stronger than the Mediterranean basils, such as tulsi. Lemon basil has a strong lemony smell and flavor very different from those of other varieties because it contains a chemical called citralThe various basils have such different scents because the herb has a number of different essential oils in different proportions for various cultivars.The essential oil from European basil contains high concentrations of linalool and methyl chavicol(estragole), in a ratio of about 3:1. Other constituents include: 1,8-cineole, eugenol, and myrcene, among others.The clove scent of sweet basil is derived from eugenol.The aroma profile of basil includes 1,8-cineole and methyl eugenol. More detailed work on BASIL has been initiated at Csir Cimap in last few years realising its theurapetic importance which enabled many new commercial variety to come up for its oil. This enabled INDIA to become largest producer of its various variety in last few decade. In recent time Ministry of AYUSH has recommended same for TEA as well as for herbs & oil . This enabled many cos. to launch various products in user friendly mode like " PANCH TULSI" which has become effective in preventive care of COVID 19 .In folk medicine practices, such as those of Ayurvedaor traditional Chinese medicine, basil is thought to have therapeutic properties.