August 2012 – Blissful Basil



Mmmmm, Basil! This month’s herb makes my toes curl with delight whenever I smell it! Known as a culinary herb, you might be surprised at all the medicinal uses this yummy herb possesses!

This month, you’ll have lots of fun making some yummy recipes that will delight your stomach and senses as well as heal what ails ya! A digestive, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, expectorant and much, much more.

You’ll learn about common garden Basil, also known as Sweet Basil and Holy Basil or Tulsi, a species of Basil that is more medicinal in nature (and not usually used in cooking).

Basil Table of Contents:

Note to Parents
Herb Spirit
All About Basil
Scramble, Search and More: Word Search, Connect the Words, Hidden Words
Herbal Botany: Learning Basil’s Parts
Herbal Lore: Blessed by Basil
Songs and Poems: Ocimum, Ode to Basil
Herbal Recipes: Basil Hydrosol, Basil Poultice, Basil Vinegar, Basil Oil, Wart Remedy, Basil Salve, Basil Massage Oil, Holy Basil Infusions, Basil Syrup
Coloring Page
Herbal Crafts: Herb Pressing/Drawing, Basil Bath Salts
Maze: Find Your Way Through the Basil
Journal: Write your thoughts, medicine making notes and other information about your month with Basil
Crossword Puzzle

40 pages from Cover to Cover page.


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