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Tulsi: Sacred Plant of the Gods

Organic India’s foundational herb, Tulsi, also called Holy Basil, was chosen for its broad-spectrum health-supporting properties, but also because it works synergistically with other Ayurvedic adaptogenic herbs such as Turmeric and Ashwagandha.

In the ancient Vedic Bhagavata Purana text, Tulsi, called “Queen of Herbs,” is noted as the plant embodiment of Lakshmi, wife of Vishnu and the goddess of wealth and generosity. Tulsi is viewed as a living gateway between heaven and earth, and regarded as the manifestation of the divine within the plant kingdom.

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As Tulsi traveled west along the early trade routes from the Asia to Europe, it became known to Christians as “sacred” or “holy” basil, and was included in legends, offerings and worship rituals.

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Tulsi Body and Mind Benefits

Tulsi has been used for thousands of years to support a healthy response to physical, emotional, and environmental stress. Modern research has classified Tulsi as an adaptogenic herb known to support the body’s healthy stress response. Adaptogenic herbs have been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years to promote and support health.

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Where is Tulsi grown?

Tulsi is grown in the Uttar Pradesh region.

“Emerging science on tulsi, which reinforces ancient Ayurvedic wisdom, suggests that tulsi is a tonic for the body, mind and spirit that offers solutions to many modern day health problems.”
— Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine

Tulsi for Healthy Conscious Living

ORGANIC INDIA’s tulsi-based teas, infusions and supplements combine Ayurvedic wisdom with modern science in service to a community dedicated to healthy, conscious living.

At ORGANIC INDIA, we recognize the vast interconnectedness of life. From seed, to soil, to field, to farmers, to factory, to tea cup, our products empower the farmers of India, promote sustainability, and provide wellness solutions derived from nature’s intelligence.

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