Ocimum basilicum, Basil Cinnamon Seeds
herb (Basilici Herba)
Most important active substances
0,5 - 1,5 % volatile (compound of the oil depends on the variety or sort), with about estragol, linalool, cineol, camphor, eugenol, flavonoids
Most important usages
Spice, to improve lactation in nursing mothers, used for supportive therapy for feelings of bloatedness and flatulence.
Recommendations for cultivation
Weight per thousand seed grains: 1,5 g
Seed demand for drilling: in the end of may 6-8 kg/ha
Demand for plantation: may 8-10 plants/m
Distance between the rows: 20 - 30 cm
harvest: when the flowering time starts
Sorts and variety: Cinnamon basil
Loss of appetite, mild gastrointestinal complaints, feeling of fullness, flatulence, tang of cinnemon.