Tulsi Holy Basil
Tulsi Holy Basil
Tulsi Holy Basil
Tulsi Holy Basil

Tulsi Holy Basil Loose Leaf Herbal Tea


Regular price $10.49

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A delicious loose leaf herbal tea grown by an all-female group high in the Himalayas at 1800m above sea level. Tulsi is also known as Holy Basil, the Queen of Herbs and its latin name is Ocimum tenuiflorum. It is considered a sacred plant and used in Ayurvedic medicine to relieve anxiety and tension.

Naturally caffeine free.

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Tasting Notes

A natural fruity sweetness evocative of juicy fruit chewing gum - this extraordinary herb reveals layers of delicious complexity with additional notes of cinnamon, cloves and a gentle aniseed finish.

Quantity

Use 0.1 oz of leaf per 5.5 fl oz of water (2g per 150ml).

Temperature

For the optimum infusion use 212Β°F (100Β°C) water.

Time

Infuse for 1 minute, tasting regularly.

Infusions

You can infuse this herb at least three times. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.

Cost Per Cup

23Β’ per cup based on 0.1 oz of tea per 5.5 fl oz of water and 3 infusions.

Ilam, Eastern Nepal at 1800m altitude on 1/4 hectare
Harvest time - October to November

Ilam shares the border with India where Darjeeling is located, Darjeeling and Ilam have very similar climate, soil profile and tea aromas and cultivation. However, some regions of Ilam are at a higher altitude than Darjeeling.Five farmers (all women) who support their families and children's education by working on the farm. The women are from Eastern Nepal and want to promote Nepali herbs in the global market.

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