Holy Basil has a pleasant aroma and serves to sharpen the mind.
BENEFITS: Holy Basil is also considered to be stomach and expectorant; used in treating indigestion, diarrhea, coughs, bronchitis and skin diseases. Holy Basil improves resistance to stress and has a normalizing influence on blood pressure and blood sugar imbalances. It also has anti tumor activity and protects against chemotherapy-induced damage
These preparations are considered to be prophylactic against epidemics, such as cholera, influenza and malaria.
RECIPES TO TRY:
Organic Ginger Root & Organic Holy Basil is good for digestion
Organic Chamomile & Organic Holy Basil is good for bed
Organic Masala Chai & Organic Holy Basil taste great
Taste Pallet: Earthy and mildly sweet
Decaffeinated herbal beverage
Steeping Directions: Pour 8 ounces hot spring water over 1 teaspoon of Organic Holy Basil. Cover and steep 10-15 minutes or preferred time.
(Book: Adaptogens, Herbs for strength, stamina and stress relief by David Winston)