Tulsi, the queen of herbs, is imbued with several healing properties when consumed in different forms- dried, fresh and powdered. It is a known fact that chewing on a few tulsi leaves every day is super beneficial for your health. However, did you know that sipping on organic tulsi tea
can be even better?
A sacred herb in India and a staple in culinary practices, tulsi is well-known for its medicinal properties in the world of Ayurveda. Hence, here why sipping a cup of organic tulsi tea
is beneficial for your health, thereby enabling your lifestyle to take a healthy route.
Organic Tulsi Tea- The Many Health Benefits
Prevents Respiratory Dysfunctions
Tulsi tea has the potential to prevent certain respiratory disorders like cold and cough, bronchitis, asthma, etc. It consists of immunomodulatory (helps to enhance immunity), antitussive (helps to relieve cough) and expectorant (helps in expelling out the phlegm) properties, thereby providing relief in the respiratory system. The presence of certain oils in tulsi tea leaves relieves congestion as well.
Helps to Overcome Stress
According to some studies, organic tulsi tea checks the levels of cortisol hormone in the body, the other name of which is the stress hormone. It reduces the levels of cortisol, leaving you stress-free. It is, in fact, known to fight various symptoms of depression including anxiety as well.
Controls Blood Sugar Levels
Why not replace your milk tea with organic tulsi tea
? Daily intake of this tea will lower the blood sugar levels significantly as it helps facilitate the metabolism of carbs and fats, thereby ensuring that the sugar in the blood is utilized for energy.
Maintains Oral and Dental Health
The antimicrobial property of tulsi tea helps fight harmful bacteria and germs in the mouth. It may also curb bad breath owing to its mouth freshener property.
Dissolve Kidney Stones
Tulsi plant is a great diuretic and detoxifier which makes it great for the kidneys. Uric acid is the main element of kidney stones which is a by-product of various metabolic processes. Tulsi tea reduces the level of uric acid in the body excreted by the kidneys by improving the working of kidney cells. Organic tulsi tea
carries essential oils that help in breaking down kidney stones. It also reduces the pain of kidney stones.
Bonus- How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tulsi Tea?
Take a cup of water in a pan, add 2-3 basil leaves and bring it to a boil. Let the leaves release its colour and flavour in the water. After three minutes, strain the tea in a glass. Alternatively, you can also use tulsi tea bags
in the water and allow it to rest for 2-3 minutes. You can drink this tea as it is or add a teaspoon of honey and half a teaspoon of lemon juice for that extra flavour.
So, go ahead and make yourself a cup using holy basil tea bags
or loose leaf tulsi tea to give yourself a healthier you.