Nutriorg Organic Premium Basmati Rice derives from Sanskrit (Vāsmatī), literally meaning \"fragrant\". Basmati rice is believed to have been cultivated in the Indian subcontinent for centuries.This type of rice is grown and exported by those from the Indian subcontinent. Eating whole grains like brown basmati rice is linked to a lower risk of heart disease. Whole grains help to reduce blood cholesterol levels. They also help to reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a risk factor for heart disease.