The Tao of Tea, Wild Forest Varietal, Holy Basil from India, Vana Tulsi, Caffeine Free, 2 oz (57 g)12 Reviews
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0.46 lbs (0.21 kg)
- Product Code: TOT-40040
- UPC Code: 689951400406
- Package Quantity: 2 oz (57 g)
- Dimensions: 3.3 x 3.3 x 4.3 in, 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
Combo Discount: -$2.95
- Artisan Quality
- Pure Leaf Teas
- USDA Organic
- Brews 60 Cups
- Certified Organic by QAI
Vana 'Wild Forest' 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 its unique flavor nuances. Vana is considered the most fragrant and sought after.
Caffeine Free Adaptogen
Tulsi is caffeine free and known to be an adaptogen, making it a herb it integral to a holistic lifestyle and diet.
Pronounced hemp, slightly spicy, with hints of fennel, mint, cloves and green peppercorns.
|Serving Sizes: Tulsi - 8 fl oz, Tomato Juice - 8 fl oz, Broccoli/Spinach - 50 grams, Apple/Banana - 100 grams|
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 185F. Steep for 4 minutes.
100% organic tulsi (ocimum sanctum) leaves.
iHerb Customer Reviews
After trying several different varieties of Tulsi, this one is by far preferred.
As I write this, the product is sold out, and I'm not surprised. This tea has such a wonderful, delicate flavour. I enjoy it in the evening after dinner, or just while relaxing. I don't even take the leaves out, and I've found that it never gets too strong, and is never bitter. Highly recommend this tea. It definitely has that basil flavour to it, but basil is one of my favourite herbs, so it's perfect for me.