Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) is an aromatic herb native to India. Holy Basil has been used for centuries, both medicinally and culinary, and also in religious ceremonies in the East. This herb is also known as tulsi, and is the ingredient in the Asian tea of the same name.Holy Basil makes a great addition to any dishes, and is especially complementary in many Thai dishes.In Ayurvedic medicine, Holy Basil is used as a tea or a tincture. Among its many medicinal uses are lowering cholesterol, as an immune booster, and lowering blood glucose levels NOTE: These claims have not been substantiated by the FDA and are not intended as medical advice
Holy Basil seed - incredibly fragrant, tasty and sweetly exotic!
As will all basils and other members of the mint family, Holy Basil is very easy to grow from seed.
Direct sow in your garden after all danger of frost is past. Basil like full sun and well drained, amended soil, but will also do well in partial shade. These can also be grown indoors in a container as a kitchen herb plant, on a sunny windowsill or counter. Pick fresh leaves as long as the plant lasts. The best, tenderest leaves are usually obtained before the plant goes to flower.The plants which produced this seed were Peacefully Home Grown at our home garden .
NO pesticides, herbicides or unnatural chemical fertilizers have been used in our garden or plants. We use only Garden cutouts and our home vegetable kitchen waste.
Our seeds are harvested and cleaned by hand, and are fresh for the season. As a result of hand cleaning, there may be some small amount of "natural" material (chafe) included with your seeds, especially the tiny ones. Just plant it with your seeds!
The Tulsi or holy basil is an important symbol in the Hindu religious tradition and is worshiped in the morning and evening by Hindus at large. The holy basil is also a herbal remedy for a lot of common ailments.
The pack contains 50 seeds of Krishna Tulsi . 50 seeds will grow around 45-50 plants.