Starwest Botanicals Organic Basil C/S Bulk 1lb.

Item #: SW0011
UPC #: 767963025197

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Product Description - Starwest Botanicals Organic Basil C/S Bulk 1lb.

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Organic Basil Leaf C/S

Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum

Although you might not recognize its botanical name of Ocimum basilicum, you certainly enjoy using dried basil in your favorite home-cooked recipes.

Although basil may help to provide antispasmodic and stomachic properties, it is also used for culinary purposes. Both Mediterranean and Asian cuisines rely on this special herb to flavor their dishes. Pesto is a savory oil-based sauce used in pasta and pizza recipes that utilizes this herb. Marinara sauces cry out for ample quantities of this flavoring. One of the simplest summertime recipes is to slice fresh tomatoes and mozzarella, sprinkle with the herb, and then add a bit of good-quality olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Asian rice salads and fish recipes often benefit from the addition of this succulent herb. Dried basil leaves are sometimes added for a piquant counter taste to ice cream and other desserts.

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Origin: Egypt

Description: 1 lb. of Organic Basil Leaf Cut & Sifted (C/S)

Common Names: Common Basil, Sweet Basil

Common Uses: Basil is widely used in Italian cuisine and is often paired with tomatoes. It is also used in Thai cooking. The herb complements meat, vegetables, cheese, and egg dishes.

Qualities & Properties: Antispasmodic, appetizer, carminative, galactagogue, stomachic.


Additional Information

Manufacturer Starwest Botanicals
SKU SW0011
UPC # 767963025197
Product Type Cut & Sifted Herbs
Volume 1lb.
Country of Manufacture

Starwest Botanicals

Starwest Botanicals not only utilizes our own milling and packaging operations for all organic herbs and bulk spices, we also conduct quality control testing on each and every product in our own laboratory. With attention like that, you can be sure you will receive only the highest-quality organic herbs, dried herbs, organic spices and all natural products when you place an order with Starwest.

Starwest Botanicals, Inc.
11253 Trade Center Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
Tel. 916-638-8100
Fax: 916-853-9673
http://www.starwest-botanicals.com

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    Excellent Aroma, Flavor, and Taste

    Outside of my own fresh-grown basil, this basil has such a fresh and potent aroma, flavor, and taste. It is so much better than the standard stuff bought in the store. There is no comparison.

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