Tulsi Holy Basil Benefits & Uses
According to Ayurvedic tradition, Holy Basil was historically used as a medicinal herb to attain spiritual enlightenment. Today, Tulsi is typically used to support a healthy response to stress, and promote longevity, while nourishing the mind and spirit. Classified as an adaptogen, this plant helps the body adapt to various stressors and maintain homeostasis.
The holy basil plant can be consumed in many ways. Fresh holy basil leaves are often brewed into a herbal tea to ease a variety of ailments. Organic India Tulsi Holy Basil capsules contain a blend of Holy Basil leaf extract (Ocimum sanctum) and East Indian Basil extract (Ocimum gratissimum) to promote optimal stress relief, balance, and immunity.
What is Tulsi?
Tulsi, or Holy Basil, is a plant so versatile in its healing powers that Indians have long considered it sacred. In one ritual called Tulasi, Vivaha people witness the ceremonial marriage of the adaptogenic herb to the Hindu god Vishnu, or to his avatar Sri Krishna. This ancient Tulsi wedding brings Hindus to the end of the monsoon season and the beginning of the wedding season.
Tulsi, the queen of the Ayurvedic landscape, is the Incomparable One, the granter of health and renewal that nature has imbued with a cornucopia of healing qualities recognized for more than 5,000 years and now verified by modern science.Read More