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J. Islam. Int. Med. Coll.. 2017; 12(1): 59-67

Biomedical Description of Ocimum basilicum L.

Saima Rubab, Irshad Hussain, Barkat Ali Khan, Ayaz Ali Unar, Khawaja Asad Abbas, Zawar Hussain Khichi, Mour Khan, Shazea Khanum, Khalil Ur Rehman Haroon Khan.

Ocimum basilicum L. is an annual plant found in the wild tropical, subtropical and temperate regions of the world. It is member of family labiatae (lamiaceae). It contains wide variety of constituents of medicinal importance. Ocimum basilicum L. is a common herb, grown in many households with a broad range of therapeutic properties. It would be a blessing in disguise if this herb becomes a medicine for the common man. Various plant parts such as leaves, seeds and roots are recommended for the common people as folk medicines.
Ocimum basilicum L., has reputed medicinal uses as antioxidant, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, cytoprotective, anticonvulsant, hypoglycaemic, hypolipidemic, hepatoprotective, renoprotective, neuroprotective, spermicidal, dermatologic and insectisidal.

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