What is it called in different languages?
Telugu: bhu-thulsi ginjalu/ sabja ginjalu
Tamil: Thirneetru Patchai Vithai
Bengali: tulasi bija
About basil seeds: The botanical name of basil is Ocimum basilicum. These seeds have a common name as Sabja seeds. They are black seeds that look similar to chia seeds. Basil seeds are also referred to as sweet basil as they are commonly used to season food. These seeds are a great source of calcium, magnesium, iron, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids. Basil seeds are native to India.
– Aids in weight loss
– Controls blood sugar levels
– Relieves constipation
– Treats acidity
– Good for hair and skin health
– Cures cough and cold
It is important to soak seeds before consuming