Basil - Ocimum basilicum
Basil is most useful with the stomach and its related organs. It can be used for vomiting, nausea, constipation, menopause, and enteritis. This herb helps to stimulate the appetite, and relieves indigestion, cramps, colic. It also increases the flow of breast milk. Basil improves blood circulation, relieves gas pains, and is used as an aid for indigestion. Basil tea can reduce a fever, colds, flu, coughs, sinusitis, and stomach cramps. It is sometimes used to treat whooping cough and headaches. This herb can use used for treating nervous irritability, tiredness, depression, anxiety, and insomnia. The leaves can be rubbed on insect bites and hives.