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April 2012

Natural Standard Featured CE/CME: Sweet basil

Natural Standard's featured CE/CME for the month of April is Sweet basil: Safety & Effectiveness.

Sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a commonly used spice. The constituent estragole is naturally found in sweet basil and is used in fragrances and flavorings. Laboratory studies have investigated sweet basil for its antiviral, anticancer and antibacterial effects. However, currently, there is not enough evidence in humans to support the use of sweet basil for any indication.

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