- Has highly aromatic qualities and flavor profiles.
- Basil, sweet or Italian basil is the most popular and common of all culinary basil cultivars
- Has a high level of vitamin K
- Moderate amount of beta-carotene, a power antioxidant which converts to vitamin A when digested
- A delicate herb that can be used whole, chopped, crushed into a paste or dried
- Commonly used raw in fresh applications or on finished dishes as flavor is altered though heat
- Best served on pizza, pasta and chicken