Basil Seeds is a better alternative to Chia Seeds; it turns into translucent plump form within 15 minutes after being soaked in Water. The nutrition facts of both these Seeds are same but Basil Seeds are comparatively cheaper in price than the Chia Seeds. Below are some of the benefits of Basil Seeds:
1- Basil Seeds are fabulous to decrease the overall heat of the body. You can make a sweet drink with plump globules of Basil Seeds that not only taste good but provides a soothing effect to the human body.
2- Basil Seeds can help in curing the cold; there are various claims that Ayurveda treatments use Basil Seeds to cure sore throat, fever, Malaria and other respiratory problems.
3- Basil seeds are one of the superb home remedies to aid in acid reflux and other digestive tract diseases.
Basil Seeds are known for their anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial properties and they can cure skin infections and many skin ailments.
4- Basil seeds are also very effective for diet conscious people. If you are following a strict calorie based diet then it is the best option to consume before eating a meal or two.