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Is ocimum basilicum vegan?

Ocimum basilicum is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is ocimum basilicum?

Ocimum basilicum, commonly known as sweet basil, is a fragrant herb that belongs to the mint family. With its bright green leaves and distinctive aroma, this popular culinary ingredient is commonly used in Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. It adds a fresh and slightly sweet flavor to dishes such as pasta sauces, salads, and pizzas. In addition to its culinary uses, ocimum basilicum also has medicinal properties and is used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including inflammation, coughs, and digestive issues. This versatile herb can be grown in home gardens or found in most grocery stores, making it a staple ingredient in many kitchens around the world.

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