Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 26.1, Herb Study: Basil, Part 1

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms



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The basil species are originally from India, mostly perennials, but because they are sensitive to cold, are largely treated as annuals. Decrease water as the summer progresses, however, they must always have moisture. Propagation is by seed or strike. Basil has medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic uses. Some negative mythology and also traditional herbal uses of the basil. The serpent, Basilisk. (15:53)



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