Tulsi – Holy Basil – “Queen of herbs”
Many names but all mean a magically euphoric blend that is cooling, relaxing and calming. Darsana Tea uses a blend of 3 holy basils Krishna, Rama & Vana. As a blend just on it’s own, it has fragrant notes of lemon, peppermint, cloves, and licorice. It is considered a sacred plant in Ayurvedic medicine and among other things it is known for reducing the effects of cortisol (the stress hormone) on the body.
“Ayurvedic texts describe Holy Basil as a pillar of holistic herbal medicine and a Goddess incarnated in plant form (the mother medicine of nature).” Mtn Rose Herbal.
) is known for its dark green, violet to purple leaves, stems, and blossoms. Named after Krishna blue skinned God. On a light peppery side.
) Had a cooling and mellow flavor. It has green leaves, white-to-purplish blossoms, a green to purplish stem. Spicy and clove like.
), or “forest type”, is fragrant. The plant has green leaves and stem, with white blossoms. It is found in the Himalayas and plains of India. Grows wild in Asia and Africa and is used medicinally there as well.” Fragrant, sweet anise flavour.
“Different parts of the plant are used in Ayurveda and Siddha systems of medicine for prevention and cureof many illnesses like cough, influenza, common cold, headache, fever, colic pain, bronchitis, asthma, hepatic diseases, fatigue, skin diseases, arthritis, digestive disorders.”
Verma S. Chemical constituents and pharmacological action of Ocimum sanctum(Indian holy basil-Tulsi).JPhytopharmacol2016;5(5):205-207.
Tulsi (holy basil) Tulsi (holy basil) Rooibos, Rose petals, Jasmine, Lavender [*Organic Certified Organic by Pro-Cert Organic Systems]
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