WHOLE LEAF • Locally grown by UGArden in Athens, GA using organic methods!
Standardized: holy basil
Other: sacred basil, tulsi
Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Holy Basil has been revered throughout India for thousands of years. Ayurvedic texts describe Holy Basil as a pillar of holistic herbal medicine and a goddess incarnated in plant form (the mother medicine of nature). Many traditional Hindus worship an alter bearing a Holy Basil plant that is placed in the courtyard of their home or in another prominent location. Today Holy Basil remains one of the most cherished of India's sacred plants. The leaves smell of peppermint, cloves, licorice and/or lemon. There are three types of Tulsi sold by Mountain Rose Herbs: Krishna, Rama, and Vana. All varieties belong to the mint family and are cousins of sweet basil.
Holy Basil is traditionally taken as an herbal tea or mixed with ghee.
Holy Basil, or Tulsi, is an important symbol in the Hindu religion and it is a significant herb in ayurvedic medicine.
Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
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