Covering all the research areas regarding Ocimum such as botany, chemistry and pharmacology, this book will be of interest to everybody involved in medicinal and aromatic plant research or related fields.
1. Ocimum: An Overview of Classification and Relationships 2. Production Systems of Sweet Basil 3. Chemical Composition of Ocimum Species 4. Essential Oil of Ocimum 5. Bioactivity of Basil 6. Processing and Use of Basil in Foodstuffs, Beverages and in Food Preparation