Certified Organic by:Quality Assurance International (QAI)
Great for gift baskets, sampling flavors, travel convenience and retail counter displays. The mini sampler includes one teabag of each flavor: Pure Tulsi, Tulsi Ginger, Tulsi Lemongrass, Tulsi Chai.
Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) also known as Holy Basil, is an ancient Ayurvedic herb, and one of roughly 60 species of the genus Ocimum, or Basil. Most varieties are native to India, including the foothills of the Himalayas and are also found throughout the Middle East. There are three types of Tulsi mentioned in Ayurvedic texts: Rama (Green Leaf) Tulsi, Krishna (Purple Leaf) Tulsi and Vana (Wild Forest) Tulsi.
Although all three types of Tulsi have their uses in Ayurveda, Rama and Krishna are the most widely used. Tulsi contains antioxidants and is an adaptogen (helps improve resistance to stress and fatigue).
Supporters of Small Organic Tulsi Farmers
We work only with small-scale Tulsi growers that need
assurance for their harvests. As such, we provide up-front guarantees to purchase their produce and help sell it through
a market-education development approach. As we grow, we envision our ability to help more small-scale and marginal Organic farmers in this process. Most Tulsi is still grown conventionally and the transition to Organics is recent. We hope to be among the few Tulsi companies that are in the forefront of this movement.
Helping Educate Underprivileged Children
A portion of our proceeds is donated to 'Sikhya' - a free school for homeless, underprivileged children in Northern India. Although the school is funded by a non-profit trust and is the brain child of Dr. Gurpreet Singh, a well known Industrialist in India, this is our small way to contribute and be part of its mission. We have chosen Tulsi, symbolic of nourishment, prosperity and home in India, as our medium. To learn more about Sikhya, please visit: www.Sikhya.org
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