Tulsi is one of the best known adaptogenic herbs. Adaptogens are natural biologically active substances that occur in herbs like Tulsi. They help our cells to eliminate toxic by products of body metabolism. They help our cells to access and use more oxygen. Such adaptogens normalise our body imbalances caused due to mental, physical and metabolic stress. All in all they increase our immunity and vitality.
How to brew?
Put a teaspoon of tea (approx-2g) into a tea pot. Boil a cup of water (150ml). Remove from fire and set it aside for a few seconds. Pour the boiled water into the tea pot, close with lid and wait for 2 minutes. Strain the hot Tulsi tea and enjoy the sips. For good benefits, avoid sugar. Addition of milk is not necessary. You can flavor the tea with honey for variety.