Khamis, 24 November 2011
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Basil Causes Liver Cancer
Reference : http://herbal.medicalonlinemedia.com/
In Latin, basil called Ocimum basilicum. Basil from English, Ocimum means scented plants. Fragrant aroma of basil essential oil derived from the content. Allied with basil basil (Ocimun sancium), mint (Mentho arvensis), and cumin leaves (Coleus amboinicus). Its closest relatives are the bacilli (Ocimun amboinicus). The smell of basil leaves are very distinctive, strong but soft aroma with a touch of lime. Basil has several names such as surawung (West Java), manglok (Thailand), Genovese (Mediterranean / Italian), holy basil or tulsi (India). In Thailand, basil is used as a spice in cooking. In India and parts of Africa, basil leaves brewed into tea. Basil tea is served at the turn of the season, when local people susceptible to coughs, colds, or fevers. In Europe, basil essential oil extracted and retrieved. Basil essential oil is widely used as an ingredient in the manufacture of medicines, soap, perfume essences, lotions, ointments, candy lozenges, and aroma therapy oils.
Although basil has many benefits, you should not eat too much basil. The content of the basil is a carcinogen estragol trigger cancer. So be careful.
People with serious kidney or liver damage should not use basil volatile oil internally, as they could theoretically have trouble eliminating it from their bodies. Basil is safe in food amounts, and it seems to be safe in medicinal amounts when used by adults short-term. In some people basil can cause low blood sugar. Basil might be UNSAFE when used long-term. It contains estragole, a chemical that might increase the risk of getting liver cancer.
Don’t use basil oil. It is UNSAFE due to the estragole content. Basil seems to be safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts might be UNSAFE. Basil contains a chemical, estragole, which has caused liver cancer in laboratory mice. Basil seems to be safe for children in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts might be UNSAFE. Basil contains a chemical, estragole, which has caused liver cancer in laboratory mice.