Holy Basil Tincture
Holy Basil Tincture
Holy Basil Tincture
Holy Basil Tincture

Holy Basil Tincture

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$10.00

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  • Tulsi
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Description

Tulsi is an adaptogen herb that provides relief of anxiety, diabetes and overall hormone/thryoid relief.*

Ingredients

  • Mayernik Garden Holy Basil (Tulsi)
  • Grain Alcohol (50%)

Usage

Take full dropper orally in tea/water.

About Holy Basil

Holy basil has been in existence for millions of years. It is believed that the plant evolved in India but it now grows in Austria, West Africa and some Middle Eastern countries. Holy basil is an annual seed propagated plant which belongs to the mint family, Lamiaceae and its botanical name "Ocimum tenuiflorum" is derived from the Greek word "okimon" which means aromatic herb. Its two common species are the sacred holy basil 'Ocimum sanctum' and the slender holy basil 'Ocimum tenuiflorum'.

Holy basil is considered a sacred plant by the Hindus and often planted around Hindu shrines. The plant has a Hindu name "Tulsi" which means "the incomparable one". It is also called the "Queen of plants". Holy basil has been used as a culinary and medicinal herb for centuries. Its species can grow in a variety of soil conditions, propagated by its small and numerous seeds and it grows rapidly.

In Hinduism, the holy basil is referred to as a manifestation of the goddess Lakshmi. The plant is very sacred to Vaishnavites (devotees of vishnu). It is believed that Vishnu wears a garland of holy basil leaves and flowers around his neck. This plant is found in many Hindu homes and the presence of a holy basil plant is believed to increase piety, foster meditation, purify and protect. The beginning of the Hindu wedding season is marked by a festival called "Tulsivivah" whereby homes and temples wed holy basil to Vishnu. It is believed that water infused with holy basil leaves when given to the dying, helps to elevate their souls. The plant is known for its great medicinal purposes.

Holy Basil Tincture Frequently Asked Questions

What is Holy Basil Tincture?

Holy Basil tincture is known for its use as an adaptogen, which is gotten when the holy basil is extracted to make tincture. Adaptogens are compounds which helps the body to respond to stress and help reduce anxiety. The adaptogens also have anti-aging properties. It also helps to improve blood circulation, memory boost and protect the immune system. The holy basil leaves also has antimicrobial elements thereby preventing cough and flu when made into a tincture.

Is Holy Basil Tincture Good for Anxiety?

Holy basil tincture is very good for anxiety. It contains anti-anxiety properties which makes people feel more social and less anxious. In fact, all parts of the holy basil plant act as an adaptogen which helps to reduce anxiety. The use of holy basil tincture will make you feel more social and less anxious.

Is Holy Basil Safe for Children?

Holy basil tincture can be used with young children but in small doses.  However, if holy basil leaves is soaked in water and the water is used to wash your children eyes daily, it would keep your children away from conjunctivitis and boils. It also soothes eye inflammation. Holy basil leaves can also be taken as tea when boiled and it is a great source of Vitamin K which plays an important role in bone health, helps maintain brain functions and healthy metabolism of your child. 

Is Holy Basil Tincture Immune Boosting?

As an immune booster, holy basil tincture is a very good recommendation. When taken, it leads to an increase in cytokines and proteins which work on the immune system. It has anti-diabetic, antioxidant, anti-coagulant and antimicrobial properties. It helps to suppress cold and flu. It also has anti-inflammatory properties. All the properties that the holy basil tincture possesses allow it to act as a natural immune system booster and keep infections at bay. It is also a great source of Vitamin K which is an important element in bone health.

Is Holy Basil Tincture Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Recent studies show that pregnant women should avoid taking holy basil tincture. If taken during pregnancy, it might cause the uterus to contract which is not safe for a pregnant woman.

Can I Use Holy Basil Tincture Daily?

Holy basil tincture is considered to be safe when used daily.