The seeds of basil used for food are sweet basil plants, Ocimum basilicum seeds. They are also called Thai basil seeds, falooda, sabja, tukmaria. The sweet basil seeds are in the same shape as the seeds of chia. The difference is that Basil seeds are completely black, while the seeds of cheeses are brown in brown and have more round shape. Basil seeds contain antioxidants, anticancer, antiviral, antibacterial, antispasmodic, and antifungal properties.
Sabja seeds are known in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which comes from the elevated level of omega-3 fatty acids present in the seed. These acids help in fat burning in the body to promote metabolism. It is also full of fiber, so your stomach remains satisfactory for a long time and prevents undesired lust.
Sabja seeds are used to drink water, sugar, honey and sometimes with coconut milk. It gives coolness to the body. Therefore, people often add them to fresh drinks like lemonade, sherbet or milkshake, smoothie.
Sabja seeds are considered good for type 2 diabetes because it is known to test blood sugar. These slow down the metabolism of your body and thus convert carbohydrate to glucose. You can mix basil seeds in a glass of milk and take it for breakfast. It makes an amazing healthy drink.
Sabja seeds are known to naturally control your body’s detox and smooth bowel movements. Before going to bed, taking a glass of milk with some basil seeds, it works to clean the stomach.
Sabja seeds are crushed in coconut oil and help in treating many skin infections such as eczema and psoriasis applied to the affected areas. Eating seeds regularly helps to separate your body from collagen, which is essential for the formation of new skin cells due to normal skin and cells. These seeds are full of iron, Vitamin K and protein. These minerals are essential for long and strong hair. Protein and iron also promotes hair growth and adds volume.
word of caution- Children and pregnant women should avoid taking vegetable seeds. If they are not well mixed with water, then small children may be amazed at these seeds. In the case of pregnant women, these seeds are known to reduce estrogen levels in the body.