Basil Seeds (Ocimum Basilicum)

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Ocimum basilicum also known as tukmalanga or tukmaria is a genus of aromatic annual and perennial herbs and shrubs in the family Lamiaceae, native to the tropical and warm temperate regions of all 6 inhabited continents

The common black-coloured sabza seeds come from sweet basil, Ocimum basilicum. This is a plant that is often used for seasoning of dishes. They have long been used in ancient Ayurvedic and Chinese medicinal practices because of their immense healing powers.