The Scent leaf, botanically called Ocimum gratissimum, is an Associate of aromatic herbs that have been introduced extensively across tropical and subtropic regions of the globe. it's common to Madagascar, Cameroun, Nigeria, Southern Asia, and Ghana. It has been taken in countries like Brazil, Mexico, Hawaii, the Indies, Polynesia, and Panama.
The plant is generally a perennial native ligneous plant, though it may be found in the wild. The plant possesses a lot of antibacterial, antifungal, larvicidal, and antipyretic activities that make it famous in the treatment and prevention of diseases and infections.
Scent Leaves contain very important bioactive substances that confer it with the preceding activities including; tannins, phenols, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin A, and more, which are essential for human health.
The amazing benefit of scent leaf is outlined;
1. Maintenance of the eyes
2. Improves heart function
3. Aids digestion
4. Lowers blood sugar
5. Insect and mosquito repellent
6. Treatment of fungal infections
7. Treatment of Diarrhea
8. Anti-Inflammatory properties
9. Treatment of respiratory disorders
10. Promotes oral hygiene
11. Antimutagenic properties
12. Wound healing activity