Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

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    Mediterranean and Indochinese cuisines frequently use basil, the former frequently combining it with tomato. Basil is one of the main ingredients in pesto—a green Italian oil-and-herb sauce from the city of Genoa, its other two main ingredients being olive oil and pine nuts.

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    1. NowPublic 81 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing your photo!This photograph appears in a NowPublic news story: Mediterranean Diet in Alzheimer's Patients Lengthens Lives.

    2. jacki-dee 80 months ago | reply

      And look at you, too, on the Botany Photo of the day. Admired in UBCBG Botany Photo of the Day Pool.

    3. burnishings 47 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing your photo - I've used it to illustrate my blog post Basil Sorbet. Cheers!

    4. RumpledElf 35 months ago | reply

      Hi, I used this photo here: photographicdictionary.com/b/basil

      Thanks for sharing with a CC license!

    5. riosyahira 3 months ago | reply

      hola necesito algo para las plaquetas bajas gracias

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