Basil is an anti-inflammatory, insecticide and antibacterial spice/herb that also helps fight fat. It can be bought separately or as part of a spice blend like Italian Spice. The antioxidants in Basil help protect your skin from sun damage and protect your body from cancer and osteoporosis.
Eat about 1 teaspoon per day. For more information a super species of Basil, check out Holy Basil.