Basil Tea

Tulsi Tea - Herbal Tea

Basil tea is also known as holy basil and tulsi tea is especially popular in India.
The flavor of basil herbal tea is spicy, and it is a hot tea and is caffeine free. Holy basil is grown widely in India and it is different from Thai basil that we often have in North America - or basil we use to make pesto etc.

The basil used to make Basil or Tulsi tea in India has little hairs on it, it is not smooth like Thai Basil.

In India, basil is regarded as a holy plant, hence the name Holy Basil.

How to Make Basil Herbal Tea

It is quite easy to make basil herbal tea, and it is a great after dinner tea as it aids in digestion.

  • 2 teaspoons basil, crushed
  • 1 cup boiled water

It can be sweetened with honey if you wish. Steep the basil leaves for 2-5 minutes.

Benefits of Basil or Tulsi Tea

Holy Basil Tea

Basil Benefits

Basil has many great beneficial properties, which is what makes it an excellent herbal tea and it is used as a herbal remedy to treat the following:

  • Insomnia
  • Painful Menstration
  • Antioxidant Properties
  • Anti Viral Properties
  • Anti Bacterial Properties
  • Gastro Intestinal Disorders
  • Nervous System Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Bronchitis
  • Renal Infections

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Tulsi Tea - Whats the Scoop?

Tulsi tea is held in high regard as a medicinal tea and ancient healer. It is also a sacred plant in Hinduism and is used in Ayurvedic medicine to promote balance. Tulsi Basil is an adaptogen in ayurvedic medicine - and can help where needed in our bodies. It is often drank as a tea and is thought to promote longevity. It is greating at balancing out stress within our bodies.

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