Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) Powder
Spiritually sacred, the Tulsi leaf is perhaps better known as “Holy Basil”. Tulsi is a foremost adaptogen known to benefit health and well-being.
Tulsi leaves are also said to have more subtle influences such as opening the heart and bestowing the energy of love, devotion, and compassion. For this reason, it is grown in many Indian gardens to bless the home.
What is the traditional use of Tulsi powder in Ayurveda?
Considered sattvic and soothing, Tulsi leaf extracts help to enhance mental clarity during times of stress. The leaves are believed to provide a sense of calm, peace, and well-being to an overactive mind.
Tulsi leaf extracts have been used for centuries in Ayurvedic preparations to open up the airways and support a healthy respiratory system. It is a delicate and purifying plant we hold in great esteem.
What are the health benefits of Holy Basil leaf extracts?
Tulsi leaves are used to relieve ailments such as sore throat and a runny nose. The leaf extracts are also known to purify the blood, which aids in maintaining beautiful skin. Tulsi powder may also do wonders for a person's general health by eliminating toxins and balancing the digestive system.
Tulsi is traditionally revered as a very sacred herb. It has several uses in cooking, as an aromatic compound, and as a herb for Ayurvedic medicine. Tulsi leaf extracts are a rich source of vitamins and antioxidants that can aid in fighting common illnesses including flu, common cold, and fever.
How should you use Tulsi leaf powder?
Adults (14 years and above) can take 2 teaspoons of powder once a day after meals with milk or water. You may also combine two to three spoonfuls of the powder with a cup of hot water and let it steep for five to six minutes.
To promote healthy digestion, take a teaspoon of ghee, oil, or honey together with a teaspoon of dry tulsi powder once every day.