Ocimum BasilOcimum Basil
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Ocimum Basil in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Authority. M. Peckolt, Archiv der Pharm., May, 1851, p. 226 (Pharm. Journ. vol. xi, 1852, p. 82).
Women mix it with snuff partly on account of its pleasant odor, and partly because it is thought to clear the eyes.
This plant is very much employed in baths as a tonic.≡ more ...