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Holy Basil - Tulsi aka "The incomparable one"

Tulsi has a lengthy, healthy list of fantastic medicinal properties ranging from immune-boosting property to adaptogenic to fighting bacteria and viruses, it also soothes respiratory ailments and not to forget the sense of calmness it gives when you consume tulsi and much more.

🏡Every Indian household, especially in Hindu homes, 🌿Tulsi is considered scared and is the embodiment of the goddess Lakshmi. 🙏People bow down and take permission to pluck it. In fact, during the eclipse, tulsi leaf is put in every food item to prevent contamination

✨This magical medical herb in the west is a close relative of culinary basil; tulsi has a mild taste used in many forms like in making tea🍵, in the herbal smoke blend, along with other amazing herbs, if you choose to smoke it, or you can simply put tulsi leaves in your drinking water and let it sit for few hours and then enjoy the aromatic medicinal tulsi water. In Ayurvedic medicines, tulsi is used in the preparation of many tonics and used in Ayurvedic churna (dry herbs in powder form)

Here is one such prana filled drink recipe:



* 12 Tulsi (holy basil)

* 1/2 Lemon , squeezed

* 2 inch Ginger , (adjust)

* 4 teaspoons Honey * 2 cups of water


1. To begin making the Ginger-Holy, wash and clean the ginger thoroughly. Then slice it without peeling. The peel of ginger is rich in nutrients

2. Take water in a saucepan and bring it to boil

3. Add the sliced ginger and boil for 2-3 minutes again.Then keep on simmering for 3 more minutes

4. Now add tulsi (holy basil) leaves and put into the simmered ginger-water

5. Turn off the heat, cover the saucepan and let the ginger-holy basil be on boil for 2-3 minutes

6. Next, strain in serving cups. Drizzle honey, squeeze lemon juice and give a quick stir. Serve hot

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