holy basil – tulsi

Tulsi-Plant

Part used Herb
Use Tea – 1tsp in 8oz hot water steep 10 mins
Benefits
  • Aryuveda – Balances chakras and promotes goodness, virtue and joy
  • Antioxidant, neuroprotective, stress reducing, radioprotective
  • Reduces lipid peroxidation and enhances presence of anti-oxidants superoxide dismutase and superoxide catalase
  • Enhances brain circulation and memory
  • Treats brain fog, ADD and ADHD
  • Treats stagnant depression (with damiana, rosemary and lavender)

Adapted from:

Winston, D. & Maimes, S. (2007). Adaptogens: Herbs for strength, stamina and stress releif. Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press

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