Fresh Basil

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Fresh Basil described in ORAC units is: 4,805 μ mol TE/100g.


All forms of basil, especially the dried since it's more concentrated, as an excellent source of antioxidants. How much they have is much greater than many popular berries.

ORAC Source

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010