50 Greek basil seeds, Ocimum basilicum bascuro for a lovely ball fragrant with anise and clove to the autumn-flowering ...

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Made in Toulouse, France

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Originally from the Mediterranean country around, Greek basil (Ocimum Basilicum Bascuro) is a compact habit basil variant, forming beautiful balls of 40 to 60 cm high, to very small highly aromatic leaves and late flowering
aromatic herb of Mediterranean cuisine, Greek basil is very aromatic with a taste of anise and clove. He accompanies salad, tomatoes, zucchini, garlic, fish, eggs, poultry, rabbit, vegetables, pasta, etc. Use preferably raw because cooking it loses its flavor.

Only the leaves are used in cooking. Collect it as and when required, from May to October, pinching terminal shoots between your nails: Using pruning shears or scissors should not be used for basil because the stems can oxidize and darken.
The fact tearing the leaves frees more aroma than the chiseling.
• Old European recipe: a chili half part cayenne and lemon zest, some nutmeg, mace and bay leaf, two parts of cloves, pepper and winter savory, three parts basil, marjoram and thyme and two cloves of garlic. Mix thoroughly the mortar through a fine sieve and store in a cool and dry in containers of glass or glazed earthenware. Serve on a vegetable dish, a salad, an omelet or any other dish of their choice.
• pesto sauce: crush a dozen basil leaves with a clove of garlic, a little coarse salt, a handful of pine nuts and grated parmesan. Add the olive oil drip beating vigorously. Season with freshly ground pepper and add to the soup and serve over pasta.
• Prepare a carpaccio of duck breast with basil.
• Alternate slices of tomato, slices of bocconcini and fresh basil leaves. Drizzle with olive oil and taste this dish is a reminder of the colors of the Italian flag.
• The add dips with garlic and other herbs.
• Dare basil in sorbets or granitas.
• The flowers are eaten. Add them to salads of vegetables or fruit.

retention
To keep basil
On rod: a few days in a glass of water or in a plastic bag in the crisper of the refrigerator.
To freeze basil
For basil all year, have chiselled leaves in the ice bin. Cover of ice water. Freeze and store the cubes in a freezer bag.
One can also freeze the leaves of olive oil brushed.
• To avoid blackening
• Chop the basil at the last moment because it blackens; in salads, it quickly fades into contact with the dressing.
• Making more digestible poultry
• To make them more digestible certain fatty poultry (e.g. duck), incorporate, before cooking, fresh basil leaves or powder.

Composition
Basil is rich in calcium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin A and vitamin C. It contains tannins, saponins and various species (estragole, eugenol)

Medicinal properties of basil
internal use
• Antioxidant, basil retards cellular aging and prevents cardiovascular disease and certain cancers.
• digestive tonic, it treats bloating, indigestion or heartburn.
• Febrifuge and stimulating, it reduces fever, fevers and fatigue.
• antispasmodic, it soothes the nausea, vomiting, digestive spasms and gastrointestinal.
external use
• tonic and analgesic, reduces cramps, muscle pain and muscle fatigue states.
• antispasmodic, it reduces menstrual pain.
usual therapeutic indications
digestive disorders, sore throat, cough, colds. Basil is a source of vitamin A (antioxidant), vitamin C (tonic) and minerals (phosphorus, calcium, etc.), useful for the development of bone tissue.
Other therapeutic indications demonstrated
Used in gargles, basil heal mouth infections. Poultice on the skin, it reduces itching. In tea and consumed after a heavy meal, basil is digestive and calming. Drink a basil infusion, at bedtime, promotes sleep.

Ecology and Environment
There are few plants that get along so well and that are as closely related as tomato and basil. Not only do they form an admirable couple kitchen, but in addition, they are an inseparable duo in the garden. Indeed, basil is known to stimulate the growth of tomato and improve quality. Those who practice organic farming do not hesitate to plant in front of their tomato plants. Additionally, this herb repels flies and mosquitoes, and when it is in bloom, it attracts bees, which helps pollinate other plants in the garden.


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Seeds that are presented to you have been collected during the year 2015. These are wild seeds, fresh and viable. They were picked up in the garden, via biodynamics and permaculture. No input is allowed there!

Some seeds require precise characteristics of germination. We always send the advice of seedlings with seeds commissioned to make you benefit from our expertise and make you avoid the pitfalls that we went through.
Germination is an exciting process. All our seeds are stored at a constant temperature of 6 ° which allows not require you to go through a cooling process to trigger the germination process called: stratification.

We remain at your disposal to accompany you throughout your seedlings and even time of your culture. Feel free to use your keyboard!
shipping costs are not cumulative. Whatever the number of seed varieties, you only pay the postage once.

The medicinal properties of plants are given for information, in any case we must practice self-medication. Please consult a health care professional, doctor (more specialized in chemistry), herbalist, pharmacist or herbalist herbalist (are really specialized in plants).
Thank you for your visit and see you soon!


FAQs

Toutes les commandes sont agrémentées d'une notice concernant les semis ainsi que des conseils de culture.

Nous pouvons bien sûr faire un emballage cadeau sur demande, cela ne nécessite pas de frais supplémentaires mais peut demander 24 heures de plus pour la livraison.

Si vous souhaitez un achat de graines en gros, nous pouvons étudier la question avec vous et cela très rapidement. Nous sommes aujourd'hui les seuls à proposer des graines non issues de cultures professionnelles, de cultures intensives, nos graines sont ramassées à la main, dans la nature et vous assurent longévité dans le jardin ainsi que les meilleures garanties concernant leurs propriétés médicinales. Nous ne sommes pas en mesure de concurrencer les vendeurs spécialisés dans la quantité au détriment de la qualité. Nos graines germent et sont accompagnées d'une garantie unique de germination. Mais nous pouvons étudier votre demande dans les meilleurs délais.

Nous pouvons nous adapter à vos demandes de personnalisation et vous répondre dans les 10 heures suivant votre courrier d'information. Notre capacité à réagir et nous adapter est une condition primordiale de notre service, aussi n'hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos demandes.

Toutes les commandes sont agrémentées d'une notice concernant les semis ainsi que des conseils de culture.

Nous pouvons bien sûr faire un emballage cadeau sur demande, cela ne nécessite pas de frais supplémentaires mais peut demander 24 heures de plus pour la livraison.

Si vous souhaitez un achat de graines en gros, nous pouvons étudier la question avec vous et cela très rapidement. Nous sommes aujourd'hui les seuls à proposer des graines non issues de cultures professionnelles, de cultures intensives, nos graines sont ramassées à la main, dans la nature et vous assurent longévité dans le jardin ainsi que les meilleures garanties concernant leurs propriétés médicinales. Nous ne sommes pas en mesure de concurrencer les vendeurs spécialisés dans la quantité au détriment de la qualité. Nos graines germent et sont accompagnées d'une garantie unique de germination. Mais nous pouvons étudier votre demande dans les meilleurs délais.

Nous pouvons nous adapter à vos demandes de personnalisation et vous répondre dans les 10 heures suivant votre courrier d'information. Notre capacité à réagir et nous adapter est une condition primordiale de notre service, aussi n'hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos demandes.


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