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Holy Basil: clear mind & heart

Common Name:  Holy Basil (Tulsi) Latin Name:  Ocimum sanctum Family:  Lamiaceae (Mint family) Parts used:  all above ground Tissue or system affinity:  heart, brain, circulatory system Taste:  sweet, slightly bitter, aromatic Energetics:  cooling, drying Actions:  adaptogen, antibacterial, antiviral, carminative, hypotensive Uses:  internally as a tincture or tea; a very tasty and delightful Ayurvedic herb from … Continue reading