Holy Basil Plant

$5.99

Holy Basil | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada
Ocimum tenuiflorum | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom

Fragrant flowers and foliage excellent for tea and medicinal purposes. Also known as Holy basil. Worshiped by Hindus as Tulasi, the incarnation of the goddess. Flowers are refreshing added to ice water or dried for tea. Many medicinal properties including adaptogenic, expectorant, and anti-inflammatory qualities; also an immune stimulant. Tea plant.
Harvesting tip: Pinch leaves as needed and encourages the plant to produce more. Flower impacts flavour so, harvest before. Encourage second-growth by cutting down 6” above ground.

Storage tip: Store at 0°C unwashed as washing turns them brown.

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