- Lemon Basil has a slightly tangy and citrusy flavor while being full of antioxidants making it a good use for healing and preventing skin damage.
Non-GMO, Lemon Basil Herb Seed from True Leaf Market. Ocimum basilicum x citriodorum is native to India. As basil has many different varieties, Lemon Basil Herb is considered non-sweet and is a hybrid between African and common basil. With slightly tangy and citrusy flavor, Lemon basil is often cooked in Indonesian cuisine. The oils from Lemon Basil leaves are full of antioxidants and are often used for healing and preventing skin damage. As this herb prefers warm seasons, it also thrives as a compact bush that can be planted in containers.