The Tao of Tea, Purple Leaf Varietal, Krishna Tulsi Tea, Caffeine Free, 2 oz (57 g)
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- Artisan Quality
- Pure Leaf Teas
- Holy Basil From India
- Caffeine Free
- USDA Organic
- Brews 60 Cups
- Certified Organic by QAI
Krishna 'Purple Leaf' Tulsi:
Also known as holy basil, Tulsi is a revered, sacred herb from India with a long history. It has been used in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine to help provide an alchemy to one's well being. There are three main types of Tulsi varietals- green leaf 'rama', purple leaf 'krishna' and wild forest 'vana', each having it's unique flavor nuance.
Caffeine Free Adaptogen:
Tulsi is caffeine free and known to be an adaptogen, making it an herb it integral to a holistic lifestyle and diet.
Unlike the mediterranean basil, Krishna Tulsi has a more pronounced peppery, slightly spicy taste with hints of mint and cloves.
Our direct trade model helps small and marginal tulsi farmers in India with upfront purchase guarantees. We are one of the few companies that have helped usher an organic cultivation platform for Tulsi.
The Tao of Tea:
Our company is based on a love for the leaf. Since 1997, we have been a connecting thread for tea culture and enthusiasts. Each season, we aspire to find the freshest teas and herbs from around the world. We invite you to visit our teahouses and micro teabrewery in Portland, Oregon and discover our journey relationships and inspired passion.
Making Tulsi is easy. It is a forgiving herb and does not gain any harshness. Use one teaspoon of leaf in 8 oz. water at 185° F. Steep for 4 minutes
Serving Sizes: Tulsi- 8 fl oz., Tomato Juice- 8 fl oz., Broccoli/Spinach- 50 grams, Apple/Banana- 100 grams.
100% organic tulsi (ocimum sanctum) leaves.
iHerb Customer Reviews
A great alternative to caffeinated tea. Tulsi is an adaptogen like ginseng and gives energy and calms at the same time. No jitters. Tastes spicy and refreshing hot or cold.