Common name: Basil, Kali Tulsi
Scientific name: Ocimum sanctum
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Importance: Basil is used for stomach spasms, loss of appetite, intestinal gas, kidney conditions, fluid retention, head colds, warts, and worm infections. It is also used to treat snake and insect bites. Women sometimes use basil before and after childbirth to promote blood circulation.