Holy basil is an herb with a long history of use, particularly in India where it is known as Tulsi. It is native to India and is also grown throughout Southeast Asia. It has been cultivated for thousands of years and has a rich history in both medicinal and religious applications. Hinduism considers holy basil to be one of the most sacred herbs. It has been recorded as early as 200 BCE as a treatment for individuals stung by scorpions or bitten by snakes.
One of the most significant beliefs surrounding this herb is its ties to longevity. Holy basil is also believed to promote a calm disposition, intelligence, stamina, beauty, lustre, and sweetness.
Used in morning devotions this herb also has ties to health, domestic prosperity, and spiritual purity. The stems of this herb have been used to make beaded strings which were used in meditations. Particularly when seeking clarity and protection.
With a hot, bitter taste, this herb is stimulating, penetrating deeply into tissues and helping to dry out wet secretions.
Holy Basil is used for a wide variety of purposes including:
- As an adaptogen to help fight stress.
- To help improve brain function.
- In the reduction of stress and anxiety.
- Increasing mental clarity.
- Supporting immune system function.
- To help support blood sugar levels.
- To reduce fatigue.
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50 grams = $11.99
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