It is used medicinally as a natural anti-inflammatory and is thought to have mild antiseptic functions.
These are just some of the spectacular sights and sensual delights awaiting the traveler to Nigeria. Its coastline, on the Gulf of Guinea, stretches 774 km (480 mi.).
It is also superb on spaghetti and in pesto but then you already knew that.
Basil is an annual plant so you will have to start anew each year.
Nigeria has the largest population of any country in Africa (about 120 million), and the greatest diversity of cultures, ways of life, cities and terrain. Nigeria shares its international border of 4,470 km (2513 mi.) with four neighbors: Chad, Cameroon, Benin, and Niger.
Until 1989 the capital was Lagos, with a population of about 2,500,000, but the government recently moved the capital to Abuja.