Holy Basil, Sacred Basil
We are wholesale suppliers and exporters of :-
Holy Basil Leaves
, Holy Basil Extracts
Holy Basil Seeds, Roots, Oil
An erect much branched softly pubscent undershrub, 30-60cm high with red or
purple subquadrangular branches, leaves simple, opposite, elliptic, oblong,
obtuse or acute, entire, serrate, or dentate, pubscent on both sides,
minutely gland dotted, petioles slender, hairy, flowers, purplish in
elongate racemes in close whorls, stamens exserted, upper pair with a small
bearded appendage at the base, fruits nutlets, smooth, not mucilaginous when
Eugenol, Eugenol methol ether and carvacrol, methyl chavicol cineole and
linalool, Ursolic acid.
Basil is widely used in cosmetics, perfumes, shampoos and soaps. Formulated
to restore luster, body and flexibility to limp and non-manageable hair. To
strengthen and give volume without added weight. Contains Sea Alginate for a
fine, gentle hair coating. Use in combination with Lemon Perfecting Rinse
and ideally in conjunction with Holy Basil Conditioning Scalp Toner.
Herbalists recommend basil tea for stomach aches, indigestion and
constipation. They steep a teaspoon of dried basil leaves in a cup of
boiling water to make a tea that soothes, relaxes and aids digestion. Use
dried basil leaves in potpourris and sachets. Tulsi has been shown to be
helpful in helping irritated skin feel better. Aromatic and used for drying,
for fragrance in pot-pourris and sachets; cosmetic use in herbal bath
mixtures and for bringing luster to the hair.
Ursolic acid is one of the constituents of holy basil, which has anti
ageing properties. Ursolic acid treatment improves the health of skin and
hair. Ursolic acid and its derivatives form oil-resistant barriers on the
skin and hair as they do in the waxy coating of fruits6. Ursolic acid has
been used to treat photoaged skin because it prevents and improves the
appearance of wrinkles and age spots by restoring the skin's collagen bundle
structures and its elasticity.
Holy Basil Conditioning in case of dandruff and itching we recommend using
Scalp Toner each time after a cleansing treatment. It
was said to strengthen faith, compassion, and mental clarity. More recent
clinical experience shows that Basil increases blood flow to the brain,
relieving mental fatigue, enhancing clear thinking, and improving memory.
Basil also connects the thought process with speech, enhancing
self-expression. Basil has been used as a sacred herb in India and Europe
for many centuries
. Basil is used in hair rinses to bring luster
the plant is bitterm acrid, aromatic, stomatic, demulcent, diaphoretic,
digestive, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge,. Vermifuge and alexeteric. It
is useful in cardiopathy, homeopathy, leucoderma, asthma, brochitis fever,
otalgia, hepatopahty, vomiting, lumbago, hiccough, ophthalmia, gastropathy
in children, genito-urinary disorders, rignworm, verminosis and skin
diseases. Basil clears the sinuses, promotes
digestion, and stimulates circulation, especially in the respiratory system.
The herb has very important medicinal properties - notably its ability to
reduce blood sugar levels. It also prevents peptic ulcers and other stress
related conditions like hypertension, colitis and asthma. Basil is also used
to treat cold and reduce fever, congestion and joint pain.
A decoction of the leaves, with
is effective remedy for cold. They should be boiled in water and then taken.
Water boiled with basil leaves can be taken as a drink in case of sore
throat. This water can also be used as a gargle.