Scientific name: Ocimum bacilicum L. Lamiaceae
Other names: Sweet basil, Common basil, Garden basil, Luole, St. Joseph’s Wort, Tulsi, Arjaka, Devil plant

Element: Fire
Gender: Male
Planet: Mars

Practical Uses: Treatment for depression and lethargy; also effective as an antiseptic. A basil tea can be used to treat acne. The oil should be avoided during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Magickal Uses: Used for spells involving purification, banishment, and exorcism.


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