Tulsi/Holy Basil Herbal Tea


Here is a video showing you exactly how to make Tulsi Tea.

Tulsi is known to harbor antibacterial properties and hence the Holy Basil has proofed to cure ailments such as….

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◾ common cold – clears excess mucus and helps in the healing process
◾ stomachache – soothes indigestion and works as a natural painkiller
◾ earaches – concentrated Tulsi juice may assist in the healing process
◾ urinary infection – The slimy Tulsi seeds are known to sooth painful urination
◾ repairs cells during cancer radiation (Although this still needs to be confirmed!)
◾ Insect – Poultice of fresh leafs and roots reduces the itching and irritating swelling

Tulsi tea can help you stay calm and relaxed.

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A lot of herbs can make that claim.

What puts Tulsi in a league all its own is over 5,000 years of research backing up its health claims.

Thanks to India’s ancient holistic health system of Ayurvdic medicine, Tulsi is likely one of the most widely researched plants on the planet.

Here’s how Tulsi makes you feel calm and relaxed.

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It has to do with Tulsi’s classification as an adaptogenic herb.

Adaptogenic herbs are known to help your body become more resistance to stress. This even has a term all its own — State of Non-specific Resistance (SNIR).

It’s safe to consume
It promote normal physiological functions of your body
It induces a SNIR in the body so that the body copes better with stress

When you sip Tulsi tea you sip one of the best stress-reducing, adaptogenic herbs on the planet.

What this means for you is that if you’re looking for an herb to help combat the modern day epidemic of stress and overwhelm, make Tulsi your go-to herb.

But Tulsi’s health benefits don’t stop there. Tulsi actually boasts quite a long list of ways that it benefits your health.

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Besides it’s calm inducing agents, here are some of Tulsi’s other health benefits

Tulsi’s Health Benefits:

Promotes respiratory health
Supports healthy vision
Gives antioxidant protection against free radicals
Helps you alleviate minor discomfort and irritation
Provides you with a calming effect and relief from occasional stress
Helps bolster your immune system
May even give your stamina a boost
Helps promote your healthy metabolism
Balances the health of your digestive system
Helps you maintain blood sugar levels in the normal range
Provides you with skeletal and joint support
Aids you in supporting normal cholesterol levels

Ingredients:

1 tbs. fresh or 1/2 tbs. dried Tulsi seeds and leaves.
1 tbs. fresh or 1/4 tbs. dried orange peel.
1 tsp. honey.
2 cups water.

Instructions:

Boil the Tulsi and orange peel in the water and allow the mixture to stand for 5 minutes. Strain, add honey, and serve either hot or cold.

Tulsi can be boiled with regular tea and strained as Black tea or even consumed with milk. This adds flavor and gives one the satisfaction of having a regular cup of tea that we are all so use to.

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Enjoy!

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