United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  02044, Basil, fresh
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

leaves 2.5g

tbsp, chopped 5.3g

cup leaves, whole 6g
Proximates Water g 92.06 2.30 4.88 5.52
Proximates Energy kcal 23 1 1 1
Proximates Protein g 3.15 0.08 0.17 0.19
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.64 0.02 0.03 0.04
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 2.65 0.07 0.14 0.16
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.1
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.30 0.01 0.02 0.02
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 177 4 9 11
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 3.17 0.08 0.17 0.19
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 64 2 3 4
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 56 1 3 3
Minerals Potassium, K mg 295 7 16 18
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 0 0 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.81 0.02 0.04 0.05
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 18.0 0.4 1.0 1.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.034 0.001 0.002 0.002
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.076 0.002 0.004 0.005
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.902 0.023 0.048 0.054
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.155 0.004 0.008 0.009
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 68 2 4 4
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 264 7 14 16
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 5275 132 280 316
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.80 0.02 0.04 0.05
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 24.9
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.041 0.001 0.002 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.088 0.002 0.005 0.005
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.389 0.010 0.021 0.023
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