United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Basic Report:  02044, Basil, fresh
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

leaves 2.5 g

tbsp, chopped 5.3 g

cup leaves, whole 12 g
Proximates Water g 92.06 2.30 4.88 11.05
Proximates Energy kcal 23 1 1 3
Proximates Protein g 3.15 0.08 0.17 0.38
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.64 0.02 0.03 0.08
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 2.65 0.07 0.14 0.32
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.2
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.30 0.01 0.02 0.04
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 177 4 9 21
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 3.17 0.08 0.17 0.38
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 64 2 3 8
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 56 1 3 7
Minerals Potassium, K mg 295 7 16 35
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 0 0 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.81 0.02 0.04 0.10
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 18.0 0.5 1.0 2.2
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.034 0.001 0.002 0.004
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.076 0.002 0.004 0.009
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.902 0.023 0.048 0.108
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.155 0.004 0.008 0.019
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 68 2 4 8
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 264 7 14 32
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 5275 132 280 633
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.80 0.02 0.04 0.10
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 414.8 10.4 22.0 49.8
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.041 0.001 0.002 0.005
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.088 0.002 0.005 0.011
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.389 0.010 0.021 0.047
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 0 0 0
Other Caffeine mg 0 0 0 0