The origin of the Vassilicus (Basil) plant was probably drawn from India, and traveled to ancient Greece and from there to the rest of Europe some 4,000 years ago. Others believe that Alexander the Great brought the royal from India to Greece.
Today it is cultivated almost all over the world!
It mainly blooms in Spring and Summer, while in Greece flourishes a kind of basil that is kept green throughout the year, the so-called Immortal!
It has healing properties, it is used in the production of medicines, and the history and legends surrounding this plant are of interest to even the most demanding observer in history!