Basil is a short plant with light green silky leaves and whorls of small white flowers. It is a common cooking herb.
This is a small pile of basil, about five sprigs.
Effects: There are no effects if one eats it.
Poisonous: It is not poisonous to eat.
- One sprig of basil will grind to one handful
- One handful of basil equals 50 pinches
Basil can be gathered/found at the following places:
- Near Ethel Applebaum's cottage, in the garden in the northern part of Scrogden
- Elmira's cottage
- Academy of Artificers garden in Sto Lat
- Garden of the Temple of Small Gods in Ankh-Morpork
- Garden behind a house on Gate Avenue in Bes Pelargic
- McSweeney Estate conservatory in Bes Pelargic
- Mano Rossa mansion conservatory in Genua
Basil can be bought at the following locations:
- Laughing Falafel (pre-ground in packets)
- Traveling spice stall - Market (pre-ground in packets)
- Bakery stall (drowsy dread-locked girl) - Harbour Market
- Nibbles stall (Ulive) - Harbour Market
- Fragrant Stall - Triangle Market (pre-ground in packets)
- Grocery - Little Brindisi