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T: Tulsi (Holy Basil)

January 11, 2012

The InnOrbit Herb Alphabet continues with T.  Holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) is a ayurvedic herb found in India.

Holy Basil or Tulsi is regarded as a key plant in Ayurvedic medicine.  Holy Basil contains plenty of Eugenol and for this reason has a clove-like aroma and has been used for thousands of years for culinary and medical reasons (such as cardiovascular problems, bronchitis and arthritis amongst others).

Modern researchers are starting to look at Holy basil and data suggest that is may have some positive effects as:

Holy Basil is a key ingredient used in InnOrbit functional drinks.


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