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DESCRIPTION

Tulsi, Holy Basil, Ocimum Sanctum.

A bushy perennial and annual shrub that has different varieties and can grow to be a few feet tall. Colors of tutsi’s leaves, stems, and flowers will vary from green to purple.
Tulsi is also known as holy basil. It is sacred in the Hindu religion because it’s believed to be the reincarnation of the Hindu goddess Tulsi. It is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine to cleanse the respiratory tract, promote healthy digestion and relieve stress.

Read our blog post about tulsi.

Uses

  • Tulsi is a powerful adaptogenic herb. It enhances the body’s natural balancing capacity to combat stress hormones, and cortisol levels.
  • Tulsi can offer heart and vascular assistance by protecting against foreign toxins in the blood. Tulsi lowers cholesterol and stress related high blood pressure, and has mild blood thinning properties.
  • It is full of antioxidants, vitamin C, A, calcium, zinc, and iron. It will enhances the absorption of other nutrients and herbs too.
  • Tulsi has diverse strengths such as building the immune system, improving stamina and also being a fever reducer.
  • Tulsi will reduce allergies and histamine responses. It is an anti Inflammatory and reduces painful inflammation.
  • Tulsi helps the liver to metabolize and also pulmonary function. Tulsi can calm the mind and improve memory and focus.

Scientific studies about tulsi

Tulsi – Ocimum sanctum: A herb for all reasons