Tulsi Holy Basil

Tulsi Holy Basil is a medicinal herb, native to India and Southeast Asia. Often used in Ayurveda and other holistic practices, it is also known as the “Elixir of Life” or the “Queen of Herbs”.

There are a lot of properties that are beneficial to human beings. Leaves of this plant are rich in vitamins A, C, and K; they are also rich in minerals like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and potassium. What’s more, they contain a high amount of protein and fibre that provide additional nutrition values to us.


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Benefits of Tulsi Holy Basil Tea

Tulsi holy basil is considered as an adaptogenic* herb, which may help lower stress levels and promote mental balance. With its leaves, you can make a nice cup of tea that is of the pain-relieving, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties.

Some research also show this plant may help relieve anxiety, stress and fatigue, as well as to treat asthma, bronchitis and colds. In addition, it is known to help with the metabolic syndrome and keep the cholesterol level in check.

* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adaptogen