Holy Basil- Vana: Organic- The Light Cellar
Holy Basil Batman! Considered sacred by the Hindu culture and heralded by Ayurvedic medicine to help counter life's stresses, boost the brain, and balance the chakras.
Vana (Ocimum gratissimum), aka. "forest type", is known for its fragrance. The plant has green leaves and stem, with white blossoms. It is found in the Himalayas and plains of India. Grows wild in Asia and Africa and is used medicinally there as well.
Add to stir-fries, soups, casseroles or make a tea. Add 1 tsp per cup of water. Boil. Simmer 15-20 min. Strain.
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