Terrific Tulsi


History & Divination

Tulsi Leaf (Ocimum tenuiflorum) also known as holy basil is native to Southeast Asia. It is one of the most sacred plants in India and is considered the queen of the herbs for its restorative and spiritual properties. We use tulsi leaf in protection spells, sacred offerings and rituals.  Hindus view Tulsi as a goddess a manifestation of Lakshmi in the form of a plant bestowed with great spiritual powers. 

 

Medicinal Benefits

Tulsi is known as a adaptogenic herb. Adaptogens help our body adapt to stress. it’s used as a natural remedy for anxiety, adrenal fatigue, hypothyroidism, unbalanced blood sugar and as a home remedy for acne. The primary active compound of holy basil oil is eugenol, the active ingredient in the powerful antimicrobial clove oil, which is widely believed to help combat many skin disorders. Tulsi has the ability to regulate cortisol levels and balance hormones naturally.

You will find tulsi leaf or extract in the following FH products:

  • Vibrant Skin Bath Tea
  • Skin Brightening/Vitality Hemp Soap Bar

 

Sources:

www.britannica.com/plant/holy-basil

draxe.com/nutrition/tulsi/