Holy basil one of India’s most sacred herbs and recognized as the “elixir of life”, is also referred to as Tulsi (which means “incomparable”). This special brew is impressive in its capacity to assist the body’s natural process of healing and maintaining health. Originating in the tropical parts of Asia, its fragrance and delicacy stem from long purple flowers and smooth green foliage.
Our Tulsi basil is an organic herbal botanical known for its unique and complimentary traditional health benefits. The exquisite blend is comprised of the Tulsi (Indian basil) leaves and blossoms, grown in remote locations in rich organic soil, as to promote the healthiest plants possible. Our lovely Tulsi is cultivated from seedlings and harvested at optimal time, right after first flowering, thus producing a tisane whose flowers aromatic and beneficial oils are at peak. We also add this wonderful botanical other tea blends such as Fluer de Vie.
Traditionally taken due to its rich antioxidant and adaptogen qualities, research shows that holy basil is known to create strong antibacterial, antiviral and immune enhancing properties. This all becomes possible due to hundreds of compounds of phyto-chemicals, that work together to support the body’s natural defense against stress and germs. Highly regarded in the Ayurvedic system of medicine, this caffeine free, very tasty and beneficial brew is traditionally used within Ayurveda to promote wellness, longevity, and mental clarity by balancing metabolism.
Infuse two to five minutes, much the same way as one would make green, white or black tea.
Alonger steeping time, such as five minutes yields a stronger tea with more beneficial properties.