07 Aug '11, 10pm

Holy Basil: The Queen of Stress-Reducing Herbs

Holy Basil: The Queen of Stress-Reducing Herbs

If you’re dealing with stress and interested in natural healing, you may have heard of the term “adaptogen.” If not, such as the name implies, adaptogens are a class of herb that literally helps you to adapt; to become more resistant to stress, trauma, anxiety and fatigue. These days, who isn’t looking for something to help them weather the storm? So, where to turn in a sea of natural remedies? I don’t claim to know the right herb for every person, but my favorite adaptogen and ‘the Queen of Herbs’ is Tulsi – also called Tulasi or Holy Basil (I will use all three terms interchangeably throughout this article. ) There are three types of Tulsi mentioned in ancient Indian text: Krishna Tulasi (purple leaf Tulsi,) Rama Tulasi (green leaf Tulsi), and Vana Tulasi (wild leaf Tulsi.) These holy plants have been revered in India for over five millennia; so much so, that at one poin...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/holy-basil-the-queen-of-...

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