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Botanical name: Ocimum tenuiflorum

Family: Lamiaceae

Other common names: Holy basil, Tulasi, Vrinda, Queen of herbs, Elixir of Life.

Part used:  Aerials

Country of origin: India

Actions:  Adaptogenic, antispasmodic, hypotensive

One of the most revered herbs in India, Tulsi is planted in the centre of the central courtyard of Hindu houses and temples. It is the herb sacred to the goddess Lakshmi, consort of Vishnu the god who preserves life. Tulsi has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine and is a popular adaptogen - helping the body to adapt to environmental, physical and emotional stress.  

Uses and preparations

  • Considered a tonic herb, Tulsi invigorates and improves vitality. It also promotes a relaxed calm disposition and clear and calm thoughts.
  • Tulsi has an affinity with the heart; regular use will help to protect the heart from stress, lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
  • Tulsi helps to bring relief to respiratory problems such as coughs, colds and flu.
  • May help with some types of diabetes because of its ability to stabilise blood sugar levels.

Infusion: mix 1 tsp to a cup of boiled water cover and steep for 10min the strain. Take 1-3 cups daily everyday.

Tincture: Make a 1:5 tincture of tulsi and 45% alcohol  

Precautions:  No known precautions or contraindications.

All information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. Please seek professional advice before commencing any treatment.


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Regular Post - $10.95
Express Post - $12.95 (If your order contains a plant express is required)


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Monday and Tuesday (for all zones)


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    Duncan M.
    Australia Australia

    Very good product

    Natasha W.
    Australia Australia
    Excellent herbs and very speedy delivery

    Excellent, highly recommend

    Linda B.
    Australia Australia
    Live plan and dried herbs

    Very prompt and professional service. Live plants are now flourishing, so my sincerest thanks for your fabulous service.