Basil has had a long and interesting history. The first written history of basil dates back 4,000 years to when it was grown in Egypt. The name basil is derived from the medieval Latin form of the Greek word for "King" or "Kingly".
Once thought to associated with poverty, misfortune, and injurious to one’s health, we now know just how beneficial this herb is to the human body. Basil is an excellent source of iron, manganese, potassium, vitamins A and K, and copper, which among other benefits, help ward off eye diseases, promote bone health, and regulate blood pressure. It is also contains several beneficial flavonoids, antioxidants, and essential oils that have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
The restaurant supply superstore carries many varieties and brands of Basil for delicious and healthy meals. Buy wholesale Basil leaves for your restaurant chefs today. We also sell ground basil and basil seasonings for your restaurant.
Buy Wholesale Basil for your restaurant and food service cooking dishes from the restaurant supply superstore.