2- product certified:eec 2092/91 – nop – jas – bio suisse – naturland – kosher .
3- historical background:
it is the herb of ocimum basilicum basil is probably native to india. over 150 varieties are now grown around the world for their distinctive flavor and essential oil. a greek physician dioscorides described the african belief that eating basil check the pain of a scorpion’s bite. ancient romans used the herb to relieve gases, to counteract poisoning, as a diuretic, and to stimulate breast-milk production. the leaves and flowering tops are gathered as plant comes into flower,
4- active substances: basil contains a volatile oil, which consists principally of linalool and methyl chavicol, along with small quantities of methyl cinnamate, cineole, and other terpenes.
5- action & uses:-basil acts principally on the digestive and nervous systems, easing flatulence, stomach cramps, colic, and indigestion. it can be used to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting.basil has a mildly sedative action, proving useful in treating nervous irritability, tiredness, anxiety, and insomnia. it may also be taken for migraine, and whooping cough. it is applied externally as an insect repellent. the juice from the leaves brings relief to insect bites. basil has an established anti-bacterial action
6- product forms: crush – tbc
7- product details:- packing forms:
· cartons of 10 kg for the basil crush.
· cartons of 15 kg for the basil tbc.
8- 20" container load:
· 330 cartons of basil crush each carton contains 10 kg (3300-kg).
all forms are available all around the year (according to the herbs season and the stocks in our warehouses).