Basil, Genovese

Basil, Genovese

Microgreen | Special

Days to Grow:
14
Growing Medium: Soil
Description
Basil herb is originally native to Iran, India and other tropical regions of Asia. This bushy annual herb specially grew for its medicinally useful leaves and seeds. Basil grows best in warm, tropical climates. The fully-grown plant reaches about 100 cm in height. Its leaves vary from light green to dark green and purple, smooth and silky, about 1 to 2.5 inches long and 0.5 to 1 inch broad with "opposite" arrangement. The flowers are quite large, white or purple, arranged in terminal spikes.
Vitamins A , B, C, E, and K Calcium, Choline, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc Chlorophyll, Amino Acids Antioxidants Protein: 3%
Basil leaves hold many important plant-derived chemical compounds that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. Basil herb contains many polyphenolic flavonoids like orientin and vicenin. These compounds were tested in-vitro laboratory for their possible antioxidant protection against radiation-induced lipid peroxidation in mouse liver. Basil leaves compose of many health benefiting essential oils such as eugenol, citronellol, linalool, citral, limonene, and terpineol. These compounds are known to have anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties.
All deliveries are done on Thursdays.

We harvest all deliveries within 1 day to keep them super fresh. When transporting all veggies we keep them cooled. We recommend storing them at about 40-45 degrees to incrase shelf life.

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$ 5.00 / oz
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