Tulsi (Holy Basil) is called the ‘elixir of life’. It is a native Indian herb that has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. This invigorating tea is made from organically grown Tulsi leaves. A fragrant and refreshing tea with a hint of spice and sweetness. This is a herbal tea and it can be enjoyed all day long since it has no caffeine.
Tulsi is known as the 'Queen of Herbs', rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, it is considered an 'adaptogen' - a natural substance that helps body adapt to stress and then works to normalize and balance the body.
Uttar Pradesh, India
Tea: 1 tsp Water: 95 C, 1 cup Time: 5-10 mins
Re-steep: 2-3 times
How to prepare:
There is no set rule for brewing tea because each tea type is different.
This is a rough guide to get you started . Experiment to find your ideal steeping time based on your personal taste.
Before preparing any type of tea always warm the teapot and tea cups by rinsing it with hot water.
Put 1 tsp of Tulsi tea in the preheated teapot/cup , add water at 95 C over the tea leaves and let it steep for 5-10 minutes.
Don’t throw out your tea leaves after your first cup of tea. The same tea leaves can be steeped up to three times. Discover the nuances of tea with every infusion.
How to Re-steep
Use the same amount of water and temperature to re-steep the tea leaves for subsequent infusions.
Once again, experiment with the steeping time. You can keep it the same or increase it by a couple of minutes. This process can be repeated 3 times or more depending on your personal taste.