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  • noun

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any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum

(Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century

leaves of the common basil

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The Thai variety (Ocimum basilicum, also known as "Siam Queen"), featuring small leaves and purple stems, also has a strong flavor imparting a subtle licorice taste.
Composition and antimicrobial activities of Lippia multiflora Molclenke, Mentha x piperita L and Ocimttm basilicum L.
Antiulcerogenic effects of Ocimum basilicum extracts, volatile oils and flavonoid glycosides in albino rats.
The effects of doses of 200 and 400 mg/kg body weight of hydroalcoholic extract (80% ethanol, 20% water) of the fresh leaves of Ocimum basilicum on xenobiotic metabolizing Phase I and Phase II enzymes, antioxidant enzymes, Glutathione content, Lactate dehydrogenase and lipid peroxidation in the liver of 8-9 weeks old Swiss albino mice were examined.
Effect of nitrogen fertilization on the phenolic composition and antioxidant properties of basil (Ocimum basilicum L.
Studies on the germination behavior of Basilicum polystachyon- an ethnobotanically important medicinal plant.
21] showed that different levels of soil water capacity (SWC 30-50-70 %) resulted in significant changes in physiological parameters of Ocimum basilicum L.
Effect of methyl jasmonate on secondary metabolites of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum L.
The effects of different levels of nitrogen fertilizer and plant dating on Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.
basilicum essential oil, particularly as antimicrobial and antioxidant agents have also been investigated [8,9,10,11,12].