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Holy Basil, Rama
  • OG
  • K

  • Ocimum tenuiflorum
  • Origin: India
Holy Basil, Rama

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Rama tulsi is the most common type of tulsi, or holy basil, which is grown in India. Employed for its beneficial properties, holy basil leaf is a well-used and revered herb in Ayurvedic medicine. Ocimum tenuiflorum is a member of the mint family and cousin to sweet basil and features a purple stem with maturing leaves that remain green. Rama holy basil is known for its mellow flavor. The leaves are usually steeped as holy basil tea or tulsi tea and incorporated into herbal infusion blends.

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Holy Basil, Vana
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  • FT
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  • Ocimum gratissimum
  • Origin: India
Holy Basil, Vana

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Vana holy basil is considered a tree basil, or wild basil, and is a member of the Lamiaceae family native to India and east Africa. It has traditionally played a central role in the folk practices of these countries and was often employed for its healthful properties. Ocimum gratissimum can grow upwards of five feet tall, and the plant’s stems and leaves remain green throughout its growing cycle. Vana tulsi is known for its fragrance, which is similar to that of clove. It is typically infused as tulsi tea and added to round out holy basil tea blends.

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Holy Basil, Krishna
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  • FT
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  • Ocimum tenuiflorum
  • Origin: India
Holy Basil, Krishna

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Ocimum tenuiflorum, a tropical species of tulsi or holy basil, is an herbaceous member of the mint family with purple stems and leaves that mature into a magenta color. This cousin of the common sweet basil is named Krishna holy basil after the beloved blue-skinned Hindu god. Historically, Krishna tulsi has been a significant herb in Ayurvedic medicine and is revered as a sacred plant in India. It is commonly cultivated near temples and private homes. It has a peppery, crisp taste and is typically drunk as tulsi tea.

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Holy Basil Chai
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  • K


Holy Basil Chai

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Much of the diverse character of this unique chai is derived from generous amounts of holy basil, an important Ayurvedic herb that is responsible for the sweet floral flavor. In addition to the traditional warming chai herbs, long peppers and fennel seed combine to impart a distinctive flavor that you won’t soon forget.

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Basil Leaf
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  • Ocimum basilicum
  • Origin: USA
Basil Leaf

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Originally native to India, basil may actually be best known as a seasoning in Italian cuisine. There are several varieties and hybrids of basil cultivated worldwide, with Ocimum basilicum being one of the most common species used. Sweet basil, or common basil, has a sweet and slightly pungent flavor imparting herbaceous, savory notes to soups, sauces, stews, and pasta dishes. Basil leaf can also be infused in herbal tea blend.

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Tulsi (Holy Basil) Hydrosol
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  • Ocimum spp.
  • Origin: USA
Tulsi (Holy Basil) Hydrosol

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Organic tulsi hydrosol is delightfully pleasing to the senses, with a mildly spicy and herbaceous aroma. It will stand alone nicely as a toning mist or makes a grounding base for herbal body care formulations. Suitable for cosmetic use.

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Holy Basil (Rama) Extract
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  • Ocimum sp.
  • Fresh herb
Holy Basil (Rama) Extract

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Basil Essential Oil
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  • Ocimum basilicum
  • Origin: India
Basil Essential Oil

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Organic basil essential oil is steam distilled from Ocimum basilicum. Our basil oil is the methyl chavicol chemotype. This top note oil has an earthy and spicy aroma with sharp, herbaceous notes. The energizing aroma blends well with a variety of essential oils such as grapefruit, cedarwood or ginger.

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Basil Seeds
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  • Ocimum basilicum
  • 100 seeds
Basil Seeds

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$2.95
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This sweet variety of basil, Ocimum basilicum, is an incredibly aromatic culinary herb. Native to Europe where it has been cultivated for centuries, this delightful herb adds distinct flavor as a seasoning. Growing zones include one through ten as an annual and ten or above as a perennial.

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Tulsi Delight Tea
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Tulsi Delight Tea

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This delightful blend is lightly caffeinated and filled with Ayurvedic inspiration. The Ayurvedic name for Holy Basil is Tulsi, meaning The Incomparable One. It is considered a hot herb with pungent bitter tastes. This infusion blend combines these flavors with cooling mint and hibiscus. The lightly astringent taste from the Dao Ren tea and pungent ginger flavors combine wonderfully to give this tea a flavor that touches all of your senses. It is both uplifting and energetic.
Contains: organic Holy Basil Rama leaf, organic Dao Ren tea, organic Peppermint leaf, organic Lemongrass, organic Hibiscus flowers, and organic Ginger root.

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