I usually start my day with a big jar of mild tea to slowly wake up my body and mind. I prefer a wide range of different delicious blends. Lately I have fallen in love with Tulsi Tea without even knowing its great benefits and how much its plant is worshiped in India.
Here are some facts about this beautiful plant and why you should really try it:
Facts of Tulsi
The tulsi plant is also called Indian Basil and is known as the 'queen of herbs', holy basil or tulsi makes for the most sacred herb in India because of its remarkable benefits. It's been harvested for use in Ayurvedic treatments for 5,000 years and has a strong aroma and a flavor that can range from peppery to astringent.
Benefits of Tulsi
- It reduces stress
- It is a natural antibiotic
- It cures a common cold
- It helps increase physical endurance
- Drinking Tulsi on a regular base helps to maintain the physiological balance in the body and helps strengthening the immune system
- FUN FACT: Keeping a Tulsi Plant at home keeps away insects and mosquitos
How to grow Tulsi
Yes, you can grow Tulsi at home! Check out this page to learn how to grow it, when to grow and all facts about how and when to harvest it.