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Basil Tulsi ('Holy Green')
Basil 'Holy Green'

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Our Price: $7.95
ZONE: Annual
SIZE: 18"H x 24"S
BLOOM: Pink, Summer - Fall

Availability: Order Now, Ships Spring 2018

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Tulsi Holy Basil Plants (Green)

Ocimum tenuiflorum
Holy Basil has a long tradition of use in Ayurvedic medicine and is a well-known sacred plant, a respected medicinal herb, of the Indian subcontinent. Green Holy Basil, also known as Ram Tulsi, is a green variety of basil with the same attributes as Red Basil.

As a medicinal herb it is used to prevent colds and flu, and cleanse the respiratory system of infection. The oil is used as an antioxidant, relieving aches and pains. In India, Hindus grow Tulsi as a religious plant in their homes and temples and use its leaves in routine worship.

Sacred Holy Green Basil

Recent scientific studies suggest that both the Green and Red varieties of Holy Basil may aid in lowering blood pressure, helping liver functions and reducing the risks of diabetes.

In addition to being a sacred medicinal herb, this Basil is also a potent natural pest repellent and companion plant. The oils naturally repel mosquitoes and house flies, giving it another reason to keep this plant in and around your home. Please read Briscoe's Tips for more information on growing and using this versatile herb!

IMPORTANT: The binomial name for this plant is Ocimum sanctum. It's common name is Holy Green Basil.

Zones: Annual

Size: 18"H x 24"S

Light: Full sun

Bloom: Pink, Summer - Fall

Holy Basil Uses: Holy (Sacred) Green Basil is known for its many antioxidant, antibacterial, anti fungal, and spiritual uses.

Tips: Green Holy Basil is actually slightly milder than its cousin, the Red Holy Basil. For a less intense flavor, try this great herb in your next stir fry!

Holy Basil, AKA The Plant Goddess of Hindus. Considered one of the most sacred plants, there are many religious occasions connected with holy basil all over India.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Nice plant November 2, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Wilmington, NC United States  
Plants arrived in good shape. Tulsi is a good sized plant and well grown.

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Good choice October 24, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Phoenix, AZ United States  
The plants arrived in healthy condition, in a well packed box. Happy with the purchase.

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Good price October 6, 2016
Reviewer: Marilyn Lucas from Brownsville, KY United States  
The plant is nice sized and looks healthy. Like before the order was delayed for some reason.

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Holy Basil October 21, 2015
Reviewer: Billy Whitlock from Marie, WV United States  
Our plants arrived in excellent condition with outstanding packaging. Since these are annuals and not hardy in our area, we have planted them and plan to keep them indoors this winter. We are hopeful they will over-winter well and be ready for placement in the bee garden in the spring. Very pleased with the service thus far.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
Great Rama Tulsi Plants October 16, 2015
Reviewer: Jag Kahlon from Fremont, CA United States  
I had ordered three thinking some would not make the trip to the west coast. Happy to say all three arrived in excellent condition, one even had the purple flowers intact.
Great packaging, it was easy to transplant all three, Growers exchange creates a root mesh unlike local growers where you have to make do with naked roots only.
All three are on the kitchen windows enjoying the east west California sun.

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