7 Holy Basil Teas For Stress Relief, Building Stronger Immunity

Last updated: February 22, 2020 at 17:35 pm

Tulsi Holy Basil Tea: flavor highlights 

Flavorful, aromatic, and packed with benefits, Holy Basil tea is a stalwart among detoxing and immunity boosting teas. A well-known ingredient in Ayurvedic remedies, Tulsi Basil is native to tropical conditions and can offer notes ranging from peppery to lemony, with a subtle sweetness underneath. Loose leaf Tulsi Basil teas are usually herbal and caffeine free, and used to cleanse the system or relieve sore throats. They feature dried Holy Basil leaves, along with a melee of fragrances and spices to impart diverse flavor profiles to the tea. Organic loose leaf Holy Basil blends with black tea, green tea or rooibos are also available on the market.

Spiritually special

Tulsi has earned its ‘holy’ basil tag over thousands of years of medicinal use. One of the most famous sacred herbs in India, Tulsi Basil continues to be revered for its healing properties. From featuring in Hindu scriptures, to finding a place in almost every Indian house, it remains rooted in Indian culture. Ayurveda regards tulsi basil as a natural stress-reliever. Teas infused with holy basil are commonly consumed in Indian households in winter, often additionally spiced with ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, or mint.

What is Tulsi Holy Basil tea good for?

Often referred to as the ‘queen of herbs’, holy basil is quite the all-rounder when it comes to health benefits. Every part of the tulsi or holy basil plant brings something unique to the table. Loose leaf Holy basil tea typically uses tulsi leaves, which have plenty of therapeutic properties. Rich in vitamins A and C, tulsi leaves also carry essential minerals like calcium, zinc and iron. They have been found to be highly effective against stress, respiratory issues, and inflammation in the joints and digestive tract. Organic Tulsi Basil tea is also an excellent immunity-building drink. Plus, consuming it daily instead of your regular milk tea can also bring down your blood sugar level.

Tasting notes in reviews

Tulsi basil teas are “soothing” and “subtle”, making for a “perfect cup of everyday calm”. The “slight aroma” of Tulsi is often accented with floral fragrances such as lavender, to craft “relaxing bedtime teas”. Tulsi basil is also added to certain black teas to create “complex and flavorful” brews with a “pleasant finish”. Tulsi basil also adds a “refreshing and aromatic” overlay to green teas. Despite their “mild” flavor, basil leaves add a “wintery” touch to any cup of tea.

Tea tips

With the right additives, you can take your Tulsi Holy Basil tea in any direction you please. Add warming spices such as cardamom, cloves or cinnamon for a comforting brew on a cold day, or mint and lemon to cool off in summer. Honey works as an excellent sweetener for Holy Basil tea. Consume it daily to cleanse your system naturally.

The Tao of Tea Purple Leaf Tulsi, 100% Organic Tulsi

The Tao of Tea Purple Leaf Tulsi, 100% Organic Tulsi

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