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Hh Holy Basil  
Holy Basil

In India, the herb Tulsi also called holy basil has been widely known for its health promoting and medicinal value for thousands of years. Commonly called sacred or holy basil, it is a principal herb of Ayurveda, the ancient traditional holistic health system of India and is also worshiped in Hindu homes as the epitome of purity.

Extremely aromatic and stimulating. Used in many skin treatments, and is particularly effective in soothing and softening skin. Holy Basil is considered a sacred plan in the Hindu religion. It has been called the "Queen of Herbs" and "Mother Medicine of Nature."


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