Are you aware of the extraordinary benefits of Scent Leaves ?
African Basil, also called scent leaves, are scientifically known as Ocimum gratissimum. Due to its unique aromatic taste, this African grown herb is primarily used as a spice for cooking delicacies. African countries like Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon use Ocimum Viridis for both nutritional and medicinal purposes. The use of the scent leaf as a herbal medicine has played and continues to play a prominent role in the treatment of certain ailments and diseases in Africa.
Scent Leaves Health Benefits
The scent leaf has many health benefits. The Ocimum Viridis contain oligosaccharides, phenols, flavonoids and alkaloids, which all have medicinal impacts on the body. Studies show that the plant extracts contain antifungal properties, can treat a cough when inhaled, and treat stomach
Scent Leaves is a rich source of:
● Vitamin A
● Vitamin B
● Vitamin C
● Dietary fiber
Scent Leaves Uses
● Cooking: Due to its unique aromatic taste, the scent leaf is primarily used as a spice for cooking delicacies.
● Essential Oil: The essential oil of scent leaf contains eugenol, which has antibacterial properties.
● Oil: The scent leaf oil can be used as food preservative due to its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.
Naturalike Scent Leaves
At Naturalike, we source all of our Ocimum Viridis directly from the finest dealers in Nigeria. We take the time to form close relationships with local Nigerian farmers to ensure that we are providing you with the 100% natural goodness and high quality product that we have become know to deliver. Enjoy!