Tulsi is one of the best-known adaptogenic herbs. Adaptogens are natural biologically active substances that occur in herbs like Tulsi. They help our cells to eliminate toxic by products of body metabolism. They help our cells to access and use more oxygen. Such adaptogens normalize our body imbalances caused due to mental, physical and metabolic stress. All in all they increase our immunity and vitality. Ginger is very beneficial for our gastro-intestinal health. Ginger, being an excellent carminative, eliminates the intestinal gas. Gingerol, present in ginger, is a potent anti-inflammatory compound that can effectively reduce pain levels and increase mobility for people with arthritis.
How to brew? Put a teaspoon of Tulsi Ginger (approx-2g) into a tea pot. Boil a cup of water (150ml). Pour the boiling water into the tea pot, close with lid and wait for 3 minutes. Strain the tea and enjoy the sips. For good benefits, avoid sugar. Addition of milk is not necessary. You can flavor the tea with honey for variety.