Also known as "Holy Basil," tulsi is an herb used in Ayurveda, and in some herbal and true tea blends. Throughout India, Tulsi is acclaimed as "The Queen of Herbs" and is revered as a sacred plant. Tulsi makes a delicious and nourishing herbal tea, abundant in a vast array of health benefits. Tulsi's life-enhancing qualities, repeatedly noted in ancient Indian scriptures date back over 5,000 years. Tulsi has been revered as one of the most sacred herbs in India, infused with restorative power. In India today, it is still grown in an earthenware pot in every family home or garden and the leaves are used to make a delicious and refreshing tea. The tulsi plant is a close relative of culinary basil. It is said that, common uses of tulsi include treatments for Asthma, bronchitis, colds, congestion, coughs, and similar ailments, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, diabetes and blood sugar imbalances. One easy way to consume tulsi is to make an herbal infusion. Tulsi "tea" is caffeine free and can be safely consumed up to six times a day. Savoury hints of sweetness, spice, tending mildly astringent with citrus overtones. Delicious hot or cold.
Bring water to a boil. 1 tsp per 6 oz cup. Infuse for 20 minutes.
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