An aromatic herb that tends to favour sunny banks. Its white flowers grow in whorls and leaves are oval-shaped and shiny. The scent of basil is conducive to meditation. Medicinally, basil is a potent tonic whose effect is both stimulant and nerving. It is particularly good at arresting morning and travel sickness. To take this herb, prepare a standard infusion from the leaves.
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