Because it is high in the phenolic molecule Eugenol, Tulsi (Holy Basil) is best used for its WARMING and ANALGESIC (pain numbing) properties. Add it to lotion or an oil carrier to use on sore muscles or arthritic discomfort.
Latin Name: Ocimum sanctum ct. eugenol
Plant Origin: Madagascar
Botanical family: Lamiaceae
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers, ORGANIC
Processed: Steam distilled
Chemical family: Phenols
Aroma: Spicy and warm
Analgesic – pain numbing
Anti-inflammatory – alleviates redness and inflammation
Antirheumatic - alleviates rheumatic pain and swelling
Carminative – calms digestion and prevents gas
HOW TO USE
Aches and Pains (muscle or joint): add 2-3 drops to 1 Tablespoon of lotion or oil and gently apply to sore muscles or joints.