Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Local name : Ban-tulashi (As.)
Aromatic herb with quadrangular stems; leaves ovate-lanceolate; flowers small, white or pale-purple in panicles.
Distribution : Common as roadside weeds, occasionally grown.
Uses : Leaves used in cough, bronchial congestion and hiccough; seeds used in constipation.
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