Basil promotes general and cardiovascular health, and has many uses; like its minty cousins, it helps with body, immunity, and spirits. Basil has many therapeutic properties and coincidently makes delicious sauces and teas.
Mint herbs like Basil are notorious mood lifters and have been used in folk medicine throughout history to relieve stress and bring energy to the core. It is known to reduce feelings of depression and stress, providing essential oils, minerals, and terpenes, (via aromatherapy and internal holism).
Basil is naturally a powerful antibacterial and antimicrobial force, meaning it fights viruses, fungus, and infections. And on the skin and other organs, it is gentle, soothing, and acts to aid the body in healing.
Basil is a powerful antioxidant with many traditional medicinal benefits. Antioxidants help by binding to (bad) free radicals and eliminating them from the body.
Naturally containing many anti-inflammatory elements, the Basil herb promotes circulation and is soothing to sore muscles and joints, and relieving swelling and discomfort.
Basil is an amazing herb, for any dogs but especially for dogs also suffering from stiff joints and low mobility that comes with age.