Ocimum basilicum – Famine Foods

Ocimum basilicum


India (Rajasthan, western): leaves and seeds eaten. Leaves made into a paste with condiments and eaten raw.

Additional Information

Name Authority:
Rajasthan (western): Bapchi, Marua
Soil type favored by plant: younger alluvial plains.

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