Ocimum BasilicumOcimum Basil
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Ocimum Basilicum may help, unprocessed Ocimum Basilicum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Ocimum Basilicum 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.
Ocimum Basilicum plant is very much employed in baths as a tonic.