Tulsi also known as holy basil is a medicinal herb from India. It has been called “Queen of the Herbs” and has powerful health promoting properties. It is most well known for its use as an adaptogen, meaning it can reduce the negative effects of stress and increase resistance to stress. It can also help uplift the mood, support healthy immune function, and promote healthy blood sugar. It has a unique and pleasing taste, somewhere between licorice, mint and basil. It is wonderful on its own or with a little honey or stevia.
It grow prolifically at our farm in Athens, is loved by pollinators and produces up to 6 harvests each season. Additionally, holy basil has been a feature of several research projects, and you can learn more by going HERE.