"Ocimum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plant genus of the family Lamiaceae which occurs in tropical and warm temperate regions worldwide. It includes the aromatic herb OCIMUM BASILICUM (Sweet Basil) and the MEDICINAL PLANT Ocimum tenuiflorum (Holy Basil).
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