Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) Extract Tannins 5% by Gravimetry
Tulsi is an aromatic small shrub in the basil family Lamiaceae. Tulsi is said to have originated in north-central India and now grows native throughout the eastern world tropics. It is an erect, branched fragmented shrub growing to the height of about 30- 60cm. Tulsi leaves are up to 5cm long simple, aromatic, branched, opposite, obtuse, elliptical, and have dentate margins. According to Ayurveda, daily consumption of tulsi prevents diseases, promotes general health, wellbeing & longevity, and relieves stress. The leaves of Tulsi are demulcent, diaphoretic & expectorant in bronchitis, cough, cold & cough & fever. It has also been used as a laxative, stimulant & anti-inflammatory, cardiotonic & blood purifier in hepatic disorders.