Basil is primarily cultivated for its aromatic leaves, which are used fresh or are dried for essential oil distillation, or for use as the flavoring agent. It grown easily in pots or containers in indoor or outdoor conditions. All plant parts are used such as leaves, stems and flowering tops. Basil is used to aid relief from colds, influenza, stomach cramps, nausea, migraine, insomnia, low spirits, and exhaustion. It includes different types of cultivars like Sweet basil, Purple foliage basil and Lemon basil.