Care Level: I'm Easy
Pet Friendly: Yes
Safe for pets
Origins: India, Asia, Africa
Fun Facts: Clip and store yo...
Clip and store your basil in a vase of water at room temperature out of the sun until using. Get your daily dose of vitamins with basil! Basil contains Vitamin A, Calcium, Vitamin C, B-6, Iron, and Magnesium. If that's not good enough for the doctor in you, it contains antioxidants, acts as an anti-inflammatory, and has cancer-fighting properties. Sweet basil is called Genoese and has a flavor of clove and anise. Chefs use it in pestos, salads, and tastes delicious with tomatoes, garlic, lemon, and olives.