Basil: nutrition facts

Ocimum basilicum

Basil is a type of food categorized among food. One portion of Basil (considering as a portion 5 leaves, meaning more or less 2.5 grams of Basil) contains around 1 calories.

When compared to other food, Basil has more caloriess than the average of food, as they contain 23 calories per 100 grams, while other foods like the Basil have much less calories.

Recipes with Basil

You can use Basil as an ingredient for the next recipes:

Basil as natural remedy

Basil can be used as a natural remedy to treat the next diseases:

Basil nutritional facts

1 serving (2.5 gr.) 100 gr.
Calories1 kcal23 kcal
Lipids0.02 g0.64 g
Saturated Fat0.001 g0.041 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.010 g0.389 g
Monounsaturated Fat0.002 g0.088 g
Protein0.08 g3.15 g
Carbohydrate0.07 g2.65 g
Sugars0.01 g0.3 g
Fiber0.0 g1.6 g
Cholesterol-- mg-- mg
Calcium4 mg177 mg
Iron0.08 mg3.17 mg
Sodio0 mg4 mg
Potassium7 mg295 mg
Magnesium2 mg64 mg
Phosphorus1 mg56 mg
Zinc0.02 mg0.81 mg
Vitamin A132 IU5275 IU
Vitamin C0.4 mg18 mg
Vitamin D0.0 µg0 µg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.001 mg0.034 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.002 mg0.076 mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.023 mg0.902 mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid )0.005 mg0.209 mg
Vitamin B60.004 mg0.155 mg
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)0.00 µg0 µg
Vitamin E0.02 mg0.8 mg
Vitamin K10.4 µg414.8 µg
Choline0.3 mg11.4 mg
Arginine0.003 g0.117 g
Tyrosine0.002 g0.077 g
Folic Acid2 µg68 µg
Beta Carotene79 µg3142 µg
Water2.30 g92.06 g
Caffeine0 mg0 mg

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