Thursday, November 15, 2012

Fact of the Day: Royal Basil

Basil's name is derived from basilikohn, a Greek word meaning "royal" as ancient Greeks considered the herb to be noble and sacred. 

8 comments:

  1. OR, maybe it's the herb Harry Potter needed to fight the pesky Basilisk, it's one true weakness!

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  2. So you can eat royality and not be a cannabal? cool.

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  3. Love basilico with tomatoes! Kisses, Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  4. i love basil... glad to know it means "royal"

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