Tulsi-holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) is a powerful herb native to Southeast Asia, (known as the “incomparable one,” and as the “Queen of all herbs”), for its ability to promote inner balance while increasing vitality and stamina. For thousands of years, Tulsi has been relied by upon by young and old to support healthy breathing and to calm and harmonize the mind and body. Acclaimed as an herbal adaptogen, *Tulsi-holy basil is widely used to support the body’s ability to cope with stress. Tulsi is a respiratory system champion used as an expectorant and to induce sweating when needed. Tulsi’s chai-like flavor is delicious for those old and young any time of day.

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Adaptogen*- strengthens your body’s response to environmental, emotional, and physical stressors, promotes sinus and respiratory health, helps to balance blood sugar levels already within a normal range, promotes mental and emotional clarity, supports the body’s ability to respond to occasional inflammation, helps fortify physical and emotional balance, increases stamina, and strengthens immune and nervous system wellness.

  • Keywords: Heating, adaptogen, antioxidant, strengthening, calming, nourishing/building, digestion
  • Persona: Royal, noble, generous, strong, legendary
  • Flavor/aroma/feeling: Sweet and spicy, “chai-ish”, aromatic, warming, refreshing, uplifting, restorative

*An adaptogen is an herb or agent to help the body adapt to environmental, physical, and emotional stressors.