Lemon Ginger Tulsi Tea
Tulsi is a sacred plant in Hindu belief. Hindus regard it as an earthly manifestation of the goddess Tulsi, she is regarded as a great worshipper of the god Vishnu. The offering of its leaves is mandatory in ritualistic worship of Vishnu and his forms.
Many Hindus have tulsi plants growing in front of or near their home, often in special pots or a special masonry structure known as Tulsi Vrindavan. Traditionally, Tulsi is planted in the center of the central courtyard of Hindu houses. The plant is cultivated for religious and medicinal purposes, and for its essential oil.
Throughout India, Tulsi is revered as a sacred plant infused with healing powers, and is lovingly called the “Queen of Herbs.” Traditionally grown in an earthen pot in every home, Tulsi makes a delicious and energizing herbal infusion. Tulsi is an adaptogenic herb which helps your body relieve the negative effects of stress. Repeatedly noted for 5,000 years throughout sacred Indian scriptures, Tulsi’s remarkable life-enhancing qualities are now here for you to fully enjoy. Drinking 3 cups a day is recommended.
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Pour boiled water over infusion bag in your cup or teapot, cover and let steep for 3 to 5 minutes for best results. Add a sweetener if desired. Double the strength when serving iced.
For 1 Quart of Iced Infusion: Pour 2 cups of boiling water over 8 infusion bags, cover and steep for 20 minutes. Remove infusion bags, add 2 cups of cold water and refrigerate. Pour over ice to serve.