Ocimum campechianum, Ocimum micranthum, Amazon basil, Amazonian basil, Kakaltuun, Wild Mosquito Plant, Least Basil, Wild Sweet Basil, Peruvian Basil, Spice Basil.
Ocimum campechianum, Ocimum micranthum. This basil is native to the New World and is named for Campeche, a Mexican state and town. It has straight rather than curved hairs and is used in various parts of Latin American as a folk medicine. In El Salvador leaves have been used as a remedy for earache. The herb was included in the earliest herbal from the Americas, the Badianus Codex, the Aztec Herbal of 1552.
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