Sacred Basil/Holy Basil/Tulsi ~ Ocimum sanctum/Ocimum tenuiflorum
This is the basil that is most used in Thai cooking and held in reverence in India. It is used extensively in Aruveydic medicine with said benefits of enhancing your immunity, protecting from heart disease, controls headaches, cough and colds. Helps reduce stress, beneficial in treating asthma, excellent antibiotic and disinfectant agent. Reduces risk of cancer and even helps prevent pre-mature ageing. Hoo-wee! Sounds like a wonder herb eh~ And to top it off, it’s a really nice tea!
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