Not only does basil reduce inflammation, it also reduces the effects of oxidative stress, has anti-ageing properties and its anti-bacterial. There are also studies to show that it can also be effective at fighting cancer. If you ever needed an excuse to eat more basil, this is it.
A warming drink before bed triggers something in the mind which says, lights out and sweet dreams.
The benefits of this green, often stringy vegetable that was only seen as useful for dipping in mayonnaise in the '80s, is actually loaded with vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, C, K, B6, potassium, and Iron.