Purple Leaf Krishna Tulsi

Cooling brew, slightly spicy, peppery flavor with an earthy aroma reminiscent of basil, mint and cinnamon.




Tea Style




Bulk by the Ounce, Classic Size Tin (2 oz)


Caffeine Level

About This Product

Also Known as Holy Basil (Ocimum Sanctum), Tulsi is a sacred plant from India used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. Sometimes called the ‘elixir of life’, Tulsi contains many phytochemicals, which function to protect plants from bacteria, viruses and fungi. There are three Tulsi varietals, each with a distinct flavor. The Purple Leaf Tulsi varietal (Krishna Tulsi) is known for its slightly spicy, peppery flavor with cinnamon undertones. Tulsi is caffeine free.

We work only with small-scale Tulsi growers that need assurance for their harvests. We therefore provide up-front guarantees to purchase what they produce and help sell it through a market-education development approach. As we grow, we envision our ability to help more small-scale and marginal organic farmers in this process. Most Tulsi is still grown conventionally and the transition to organic has been somewhat recent.

Ingredients: 100% Organic Purple Leaf (Krishna) Tulsi leaves and stems.

Brewing Instructions

Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.

Water Temp °F (°C)Steep Time (minutes)Number of InfusionsQuantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)
200°F (93°C)31-31

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