is traditionally used as a tincture, tea or decoction.
Based on research from a variety of disciplines, researchers have discovered how extracts such as Holy Basil
, Bacopa, Cordyceps, and Ashwagandha may protect against a broad range of chronic stress effects.
The collection includes: Rose, which is rich in vitamin C, Cherry Blossom, which offers the soothing properties of aloe and linden flower: and Orchid, which features antioxidant-rich holy basil
, black tea and spirulina working in unison to protect dry hands.
Lassi' is a simple yoghurt drink based on the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda and Made With Joy have kept to their roots with three 'divine' flavours, combining yoghurt with fruit and Indian spices: Mango (made from Alphonso Mangoes from India), Strawberry & Holy Basil
and Cardamom & Rose.
Ocimum sanctum, otherwise known as holy basil
, is used in Ayurvedic medicines for its antibacterial effects.
Tom yam soup, creamy tom ka gai soup, then chicken fried with holy basil
and sauted morning glory.
Not for: Holy basil
might slow down the mechanism of blood clotting.
Because the pair make 'traditionally flavoured' lassis (in cardamom and rose water, strawberry and holy basil
, and alphonso mango flavours) they are keen to test products on people who are not afraid of trying unusual flavours--and, needless to say, at the underground farmers' market there are plenty of willing volunteers.
Preliminary studies conducted using only one species of holy basil
Ocimum tenuiflorum grown on acidic soil at the Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research (WATRS) station showed high accumulation of a wide range of heavy metals in the order leaves> roots, or stems or inflorescence of Ocimum tenuiflorum.
Tulsi, or holy basil
, is an herb native to India known for its incredible phytochemical properties, "which help to promote health and fight stress," according to Bertram.
As I had decided on the hot chilli and Thai holy basil
sauce, Joy kindly brought out a complimentary glass of water to accompany my dish.
Starters might include spicy Thai soup with lemon grass and chilli and grilled spare ribs; mains feature Thai yellow curry with potato and onion and spicy fried rice with minced meat, snake beans and holy basil