eSutras Organics Holy basil seeds, Krishna Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum, var tenn), hand harvested and shade dried is filled with medicinal benefits.
Also commonly known as tukmaria or sabja, is indigenous to India Though a very few people know about it or the tremendous health benefits it offers. And due to its close resemblance to black chia,people have started referring to it as Indian "Chia".
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Desserts as well as frozen, canned and fresh drinks containing basil seeds are available in parts of Asian and at restaurants and stores in the United States. A Thai version of a basil seed drink uses seeds from sweet basil. Other types of basil seeds include hairy basil seeds, holy basil seeds and Thai basil seeds.
In Asian countries, such as Thailand, basil seeds are made into a canned drink. The intact seeds, combined with water, sugar, honey and sometimes coconut milk, create a thick drink with a consistency similar to tapioca. Also in Asia, it is the main ingredient in Italian cuisines.
Basil is commonly used in many Thai and Asian dishes. It can be made into a tapioca–like dish by soaking the seeds in water and letting the seeds swell, releasing antioxidants. In addition to being a enhancing flavors in dishes it also has health benefits! Basil seeds are commonly used to provide relief from stomach upset. Consumption of basil seeds may have an uplifting effect on your mood, as well as calming.
Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration, and this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We at eSutras do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.
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