Tulsi (Holy Basil)

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Tulsi (Holy Basil)

Tulsi (Holy Basil)

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Tulsi, scientifically known as Ocimum sanctum, is revered in Ayurvedic medicine for its remarkable adaptogenic properties. This sacred herb, also called Holy Basil, boasts a rich history of promoting balance and well-being. Its aromatic leaves are treasured for their calming and rejuvenating effects.
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  • Stress Relief: Tulsi is a natural stress reliever, helping the body adapt to life’s challenges and reducing anxiety.
  • Immune Support: It reinforces the immune system, providing protection against illnesses and infections.
  • Mental Clarity: Tulsi enhances cognitive function, improving focus and mental clarity.
  • Respiratory Health: It aids in respiratory health, making it useful in managing coughs and congestion.
  • Digestive Wellness: Tulsi supports digestion, reducing bloating and discomfort.

How to Use

  •  Tea:




• 1-2 teaspoons of dried Tulsi (Holy Basil) leaves

• 8-10 ounces of hot water (not boiling)

• Optional: Honey or lemon for flavor




1. Boil water and allow it to cool slightly.

2. Place 1-2 teaspoons of dried Tulsi leaves in a cup.

3. Pour the hot (but not boiling) water over the leaves.

4. Cover the cup and steep for 5-7 minutes.

5. Optionally, add honey or lemon for taste.

6. Strain, sip, and enjoy the soothing, aromatic infusion.


  • Tincture:




• Dried Tulsi (Holy Basil) leaves

• Alcohol (vodka or brandy with at least 40% alcohol content)

• Glass jar with a tight-fitting lid

• Cheesecloth or fine strainer

• Amber glass tincture bottles with dropper




1. Fill a glass jar halfway with dried Tulsi leaves.

2. Submerge the herb in alcohol (vodka or brandy).

3. Seal the jar and store it for 4-6 weeks, shaking daily.

4. Strain the tincture through cheesecloth or a fine strainer into a clean container.

5. Transfer the strained tincture into amber glass bottles with droppers for easy use.

6. Label the bottles with the contents and date.



  • Powder:




• Dried Tulsi (Holy Basil) leaves




1. Ensure the dried Tulsi leaves are completely dry.

2. Place the dried leaves in a coffee grinder or herb grinder.

3. Grind the leaves into a fine powder, which may take a few minutes.

4. Store the Tulsi powder in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.



  • Capsules:




• Tulsi (Holy Basil) powder

• Empty gelatin or vegetarian capsules

• Capsule-filling machine (optional)




1. Measure your desired Tulsi powder dosage (usually 300-600 mg per capsule).

2. Fill empty gelatin or vegetarian capsules with the measured powder.

3. Seal the capsules following the manufacturer’s instructions.

4. Store the filled capsules in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.


These methods offer versatile ways to incorporate Tulsi (Holy Basil) into your daily wellness routine, allowing you to harness its many health benefits. Consult with an herbalist or healthcare provider for personalized dosages and guidance tailored to your specific needs.

Flavor Profile

Tulsi’s flavor is a harmonious blend of earthy, peppery, and mildly sweet notes.

Appearance & Aroma

Tulsi boasts lush, green leaves with a captivating, sweet aroma, reminiscent of cloves and basil.



Storage Tips

Preserve Tulsi’s potency by storing it in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, shielded from direct sunlight. Your Tulsi herb will remain a valuable ally in your wellness journey.


For educational purposes only

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Please be advised: 

Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor, especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.


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