I have bought this SO many times... it's from Egypt and has the absolute best fragrance of any basil I have ever tired. I soak some in water and then make a quick olive oil/garlic powder pesto with it to put on gluten free pasta, with some goat cheese -- oh, wow, SO SO SO good!
basil's benefits are:
It reduces oxidative stress, supports liver health, protects against skin aging, reduces high blood sugar, supports cardiovascular health, combats infection, etc.
Being organic, it does not have unwanted ingredients in it.
reduces high blood sugar
5. Supporting cardiovascular health
6. Boosting mental health
7. Reducing inflammation and swelling
8. Combatting infection
This was excellent quality basil. Once I opened it I transferred it to half gallon canning jars to keep fresh. The bag they provide is very good too, but I like organizing all my spices in glass jars. I have often bought Starwest herbs before. Everything I have bought has been good quality. This basil is very aromatic. I have used it in vegetable soups and tomato soup, salad dressings, and on pizza so far. The dried basil I had before did not smell as good as this one. I am really happy with my purchase!
Great value for this package size which should last a long time This Is a great alternative to fresh basil which I can't get easily here. The quality is good and it is convenient to have this around. I can even make tea with as well.
Great flavor and aroma, and I appreciate that the bag seals because this will last for a long time... and I ran out of jars after trying to store/gift a pound of oregano. I started buying all my herbs and spices from Iherb since my local store shut down their bulk section at the beginning of the pandemic and it was the best culinary decision I've made in a long time. They taste much fresher and I know they are being stored and accessed in more sanitary conditions.