Indians have long worshipped Tulsi as a sacred plant. In fact, for thousands of years, Tulsi had been grown for spiritual reasons in the gardens of most Indian homes. Its branches, leaves and fragrance are used by Indians in for purification purposes and to heighten spiritual awareness. Thus, Tulsi is noted for these spiritual attributes, is commonly called “holy basil.”
Also known by the names, “the Queen of Herbs,” “the Incomparable One” and “the Mother Medicine of Nature – Tulsi is also a powerful medicine. Though many herbs are valued highly in India, the stimulating powers of Tulsi were recognized by the ancient healers and sages, giving it a unique status as one of the most sacred herbs in India along with Soma and the Lotus.
The best part of Tulsi is that it is one of the most effective adaptogens (an agent that helps the body adapt more efficiently to stress) ever known. Tulsi reduces the intensity and negative impact of stress caused by:
• Mental tension
• Emotional difficulties
• Poor lifestyle habits
ORGANIC INDIA Tulsi Sleep Tea
Two sacred varieties of Tulsi: Krishna and Vana, are blended with anti-stress healing herbs including Brahmi, Ashwagandha and Shankpushpi, which also provide restorative energy needed for healthy sleep. These herbs are blended with Chamomile, Cardamom and Peppermint to create a delicious herbal infusion that promotes a calm, restful sleep.