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Tulsi or Indian Basilica is consumed in India as an infusion and often substitutes for tea. In Thai cuisine it figures as a variety of basilica is found in herbal mix hands or culinary spices. Ayurvedic medicine and research ascribe many health properties to it, in India it is revered as an elixir of life.
Tulsi has a pleasant spicy fragrance with woody undertones, clearly different from the scent of the basil known in Europe. In Ayurvedic medicine Tulsi is considered a balm for the spirit in difficult phases of life because of its heartwarming and relaxing effect. Externally it is used against skin diseases and ringworm.
Other names: Tulasi,Thulasi, Holy Basil.
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Latin name: Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ocimum sanctum L., Geniosporum tenuiflorum L., Lumnitzera tenuiflora L., Moschosma tenuiflorum L., Ocimum anisodorum, Ocimum caryophyllinum , Ocimum hirsutum, Ocimum inodorum, Ocimum monachorum L., Ocimum scutellarioides, Ocimum subser
In addition to eugenol, Tulsi contains a number of other potent antioxidants (phenols and flavonoids), which together are probably responsible for most of the medical effects. In a comparison of several basil species, the antioxidants contained in Indian basil were the strongest.
The classic texts speak of a daily consumption of tulsi to balance the chakras (centers of energy): rebalancing of an excess of mental energy creating a physical stress (via adrenaline/cortisol), reduction of the overflow of ideas with a refocusing in the present and in the intuitive part (ventral area).
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