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Holy Basil - Tulsi
Western Herbalists classify holy basil as an adaptogen, meaning it has broad spectrum health support and a non-specific action. Non-specific simply means that this herb has the capacity to support the whole physical body instead of only one area.
But here are some specific uses for holy basil:
antiviral effects, so use as a warming tea with cold and flu
Antidepressant effects and safe for postpartum mothers
Antidiabetic effects having a broad blood sugar supporting effect
The chemistry of holy basil reveals specific cortisol reducing compounds
Reduces generalized anxiety
Anti-inflammatory and is a radioprotective plant