Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a species from the lipid family (Labiatae or Lamiaceae), genus Opium.

Basil is a herb whose leaves are used in the kitchen. Basil has a strong aroma and aroma and is especially used in Italian cuisine and tomato dishes.

Countries of origin

The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain


Israel, Italy, Spain

Nutritional value
Per 100g

Fat 0,6 g
Saturated 0 g
Polyunsaturated 0,4 g
Monounsaturated 0,1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 4 mg
Potassium 295 mg
Carbohydrates 2,7 g
Dietary fibers 1,6 g
Sugars 0,3 g
Protein 3,2g

*Nutritional value may actually differ.

Vitamins & minerals
Per 100g

Vitamin A 5.275 IU
Calcium 177 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B12 0 µg
Vitamin C 18 mg
Iron 3,2 mg
Vitamin B6 0,2 mg
Magnesium 64 mg