Tulsi, commonly known as Holy Basil, is a popular herb of Ayurveda. Scientists have determined the plant’s ancient origin to be located somewhere in North Central India . Today, it is primarily native to parts of India and Asia, where it grows to rather short heights with a shrub-like appearance . Tulsi is a common element of many cuisines, most noted for its distinct aroma and bitter taste. In Ayurveda, it is used to promote longevity and is referred to as the “elixir of life” . Like numerous natural supplements, many users tend to take Tulsi with a food source.
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With a Meal on a Long-Term Basis
400-500 mg per serving
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