Ocimum basilicum

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Noun1.Ocimum basilicum - annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leavesOcimum basilicum - annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leaves; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs
sweet basil, basil - leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried
basil - any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
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Expert's comparison of Ocimum gratissimum (efinrin in Yoruba or Basil Leaves) and Ocimum basilicum with other plant repellents in the 2012 edition of Bulletin Environmental Pharmacology and Life Sciences indicated they were comparable to Azadirachta indica, Citrus lemon, and Jatropha curcas in preventing mosquito bites.
Efficacy of extracts of Foeniculum vulgare and Ocimum basilicum was studied against this termite.
Determination of Terpenoids in Plant Leaves by GC-MS: Development of the Method and Application to Ocimum basilicum and Nicotiana langsdorffii.
Effects of response of Ocimum basilicum to the interactive effect of salicylic acid and salinity stress.
In this study, bioactivity and phytochemical study of crude extracts of Ocimum basilicum, Thymus vulgaris, Rosmarinus officinalis and Origanum vulgare against ampicillin resistant bacterial strains isolated from fruits and vegetables eaten as raw, was investigated.
Summary: Effect of Ocimum basilicum methanol aerial parts extract, its fractions and three pure compounds ursolic acid, 3-epi-ursolic acid and oleanolic acid on human cancer cell lines HT-144, MCF-7, NCI-H460 and SF-268 cell lines using Sulforhodamine B assay was reported earlier by this group.
According to this survey and documents of traditional manuscripts, six medicinal herbs including Myrtus communis, Melissa officinalis, Ocimum basilicum, Malus domestica, Terminalia chebula, and Curcuma zedoaria were cited for both cardiology and geriatric approaches.
Antimicrobial (Screening) properties of various plant extracts from Ocimum basilicum L.
Ocimum basilicum (Basil) is an annual herb of the Lamiaceae family, which is widely cultivated in Asia as a nourishing food and herbal medicine.
Ocimum basilicum, (25) otherwise known as sweet basil, is an important plant rich in its thymol content.
Thus, this present study was carried out to evaluate the phytochemicals, test the antibacterial activity and antifungal activity of Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil) grown hyroponically.