Ojio Holy Basil Extract Powder, 2 oz Ojio proudly offers a collection of Indian Ayurvedic herbs, based on the traditional Hindu system of medicine that seeks to balance the mind, body, and spirit to achieve harmony and health. Ayurvedic medicine, known as the "science of life", has been used in India for thousands of years. Holy Basil Powder Holy Basil is also known as Tulsi, and this herb has been treasured as an "elixir of life" to promote longevity in Ayurveda for thousands of years. Like other basil herbs, Holy Basil has a strong aroma and astringent flavor. The Tulsi, or Holy Basil plant, is a rich source of essential oils, and phytochemicals such as oleanolic acid, ursolic acid, rosmarinic acid, eugenol, carvacrol, and linalool. Holy Basil has a natural antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Holy Basil (Tulsi) Benefits Holy Basil has been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine as an adaptogen, or anti-stress agent. Adaptogens help the body to "adapt" to stress and offers protection from the flight or fight response that occurrs at times of stress. Tulsi also has antioxidant properties that may provide additional protection from the damaging effects of stress on the body. Holy Basil is also believed to balance the mind, nerves, and emotions. Holy Basil traditional uses don't stop at stress relief. Holy Basil has also been used for: ? Fever and cold symptoms like coughing and sore throat ? Respiratory conditions like asthma and bronchitis ? Skin disorders and insect bites ? Headaches About Ojio Ayurvedic Herbs Ojio's collection of Ayurvedic herbs are 100% single ingredient, with no added fillers. The Ayurvedic herbs are grown in India and are cultivated pesticide and chemical free, and are independantly multi-tested for chemical and pesticide residue. They are all Non-GMO. Ojio's Ayurvedic herbs are cold-water extracted using a process that never exceeds 118°, leaving each one raw. Each of Ojio's Ayurvedic herbs is packaged in a glass jar with a BPA-free lid. How to use Ojio Holy Basil Extract Powder: 1/8 - 1/4 tsp daily can be used as a tea or tincture. Gluten-free, raw, vegan, and Non-GMO 2 oz (56g) in glass jar.