“Basil is a culinary herb, which origins come from the mint family. It is native to tropical regions, from Africa to Asia and it is used in cuisines from all around the world. There are many different varieties of this plant and they all are called basil. In Greek cuisine this is a must ingredient.
On some Greek islands, basil is used as a gift to the visitors or friends who live the place, so to have a good trip accompanied with a nice smell that would also create a good memory of the island.