Basil is a native to southern Asia and Africa and hardy in zones 9 to 10. It grows to a height of 30 cm.
Lemon basil is use in teas also soups, stews, vegetable dishes, pesto, and desserts, drinks, and jellies.
Lemon basil can fully flavor an herbal vinegar, oil or salad dressing without a lot of other additions.
How to make herbal teas? Pour one cup of boiling water over 1 rounded teaspoon dried herbs or 1 tablespoon fresh herbs and let steep for 5 minutes, then strain.
The tea is a good remedy for colds, flu, catarrh, and digestive upsets.
Basil, lemon (Ocimum × citriodorum)