Nutritional Composition of Basil

Nutritional Composition of Basil Leaves per 100 g

CompositionUSDA Handbook 8-2 (Ground)ASTA
Water (g)6.436.0
Food energy (kcal)251325
Protein (g)14.3712.0
Fat (g)3.983.6
Carbohydrates (g)60.9661.7
Ash (g)14.2716.7
Calcium (g)2.112.1
Phosphorus (mg)490470
Sodium (mg)3440
Potassium (mg)34333700
Iron (mg)4242.8
Thiamine (mg)0.1480.15
Riboflavin (mg)0.3160.32
Niacin (mg)6.9486.9
Ascorbic acid (mg)61.2261
Vitamin A activity (RE)9381500
Composition of Foods, Spices and Herbs. USDA Agricultural Handbook 8-2, January 1972.
The Nutritional Composition of Spices. ASTA Research Committee February 1977.
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