Basil

(BAN, USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Albahaca; Basil Herb; Basilic; Basilici Herba; Basilienkraut; Sweet Basil.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Fr.

💊 Profile

The aerial parts of basil, Ocimum basilicum (Lamiaceae), are used in preparations for gastrointestinal disorders and as a diuretic. It is also used as a culinary herb. Basil oil is an essential oil with antiseptic properties. It is used in perfumery and cosmetics and also in aromatherapy.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Ger.: Gastrol S†; Weleda-Rheumasalbe M; Ital.: Citrosystem; Rus.: Bronchitussin (Бронхитусен); Bronchocin (Бронхоцин).
Published January 08, 2019.