In this Article
- What other names is Basil known by?
- What is Basil?
- How does Basil work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Basil.
Don't use basil oil. It is UNSAFE.
Basil is safe for children, and pregnant and breast-feeding women, when used in small amounts found in foods. However, it is unsafe when used in larger quantities as medicine.
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