Lemon Basil Potted Plant (Ocimum Citriodorum)

Lemon Basil Potted Plant (Ocimum Citriodorum)

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Lemon Basil Potted Plant (Ocimum Citriodorum) – it is perennial, aromatic and culinary type species of basil, the plant has green color leaves and white color flowers. It has strong lemon scent and all parts of the flower, leaves and stems are edible, it is known by several common names such as Lemon basil, hoary basil, Thai lemon basil, or Lao basil etc it is a hybrid between sweet basil and american basil. The King of herbs is one of the most popular aromatic herbs, its one or other species are found all over the world. Basil is categorized under Ocimum genus in plants family Lamiaceae which is native to India and has around 60 species identified with several health benefits associated with them. It is good source of vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Zinc, Iron, Chlorophyll etc, it posses anti bacterial, insecticidal properties.

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