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Tulsi Powder - What Is it?

organic Tulsi plant-based Powder

Holy Basil with Medicinal Properties

We use Tulsi Powder to make our Tea Tree Shampoos. I’ve been using this ingredient for years for my hair, facial mask and also in facial scrubs.

Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum leaf) is also called Holy Basil and has been recognised to have several medicinal properties by Ayurveda, Siddha, Greek, Roman & Unani medicines.

Country of Origin: India. Colour: Green. Odour: spicy, dried herb, slight menthol note. Method: Powder is obtained from the ground leaves.

Health Benefits

  • Improves concentration & memory.

  • Promotes the circulation of energy.

  • Relaxing & soothing,

  • Helps to reduce anxiety.

  • Anti-spasmodic (used in gastric disorder for children).

  • Stimulates digestion.

  • Can reduce breathing issues.

  • Helps to treat headaches.

Skin Benefits

  • Purifies the skin.

  • Mattifies the skin.

  • Relieves sensitive skin.

  • Antibacterial properties (great to fight pimples, acne and eczema).

Hair benefits

  • Detoxifying.

  • Soothes the scalp.

  • Helps to treat dandruff.

  • Hydrates the scalp.

  • Healthier and stronger hair.

These properties, benefits and method of use are given for information; they can not in any way constitute or substitute for medical information that only health professionals can dispense. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, please consult a doctor.

Sources: Poudre ayurvédique de Tulsi BIO - Aroma-Zone (PDF) The science behind sacredness of Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum Linn.) | published in Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology ( Antimicrobial Activity of Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) Essential Oil and Their Major Constituents against Three Species of Bacteria (

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