When describing the traditional uses of Holy Basil, people inevitably say ‘I need that today!!”
That’s because Holy Basil, an adaptogen, helps the body deal with stress – what a wonderful way to support our bodies as we rush about our modern lives.
Also known as Tulsi, this wonderful herb has a long tradition of use stretching back to the ancient civilisations of Rome and Greece. Today however Holy Basil is best known through out India, whose ancient use of this herbs still continues, being revered as ‘The Queen of Herbs’!
Traditional uses include;
- helping the body deal with stress
- asthma & bronchitis
- arthritis / anti inflammatory
This year in the Vegan Ancestry Area, we’ll have Holy Basil for you to try! So head on over and learn some great tips on reducing stress using traditional herbs that fit in with our modern lifestyle.