Tulsi (Holy Basil)
Tulsi also known as Holy Basil, is used a lot in Ayurvedic medicine, as well as herbal and true tea blends. Tulsi is a close relative to culinary basil, but differs in both medicinal and physical properties.
Tulsi has many common uses within Ayurvedic medicine such as treating:
-Asthma, bronchitis, cold/flu, congestion, coughs, sore throats and similar conditions.
-Gastric disorders, mouth diseases, cramping, ulcers, indigestion, and vomiting.
-Headaches, earaches, joint pain and rheumatoid arthritis.
-Diabetes and blood sugar imbalances, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Medical research has confirmed some of tulsi's amazing medical properties:
-Powerful adaptogen (reduces stress and increases energy).
-High in antioxidants (fights free radicals).
-Protective of the liver by protecting from certain chemical toxins as well as radiation. (safe to use when going through chemotherapy treatment)
-Anti-inflammatory properties (helping with joint and arthritic pains).
-Able to reduce the severity and frequency of asthma attacks.
-Been shown to help modulate the immune system's activity to normal levels.
Tulsi tea is one of the easiest ways of consuming tulsi, using 1tsp of fresh leaves or a 1/2tsp of dried leaves per 8oz. of boiling water. To get the most beneficial effects from the tulsi it is recommended to steep the tea for upwards of 20 minutes.
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