Holy Basil, Vana
Holy Basil Vana, also known as Ocimum gratissimum, is a variety of the Holy Basil plant that is native to India and other parts of Asia. It is a member of the mint family and is a perennial herb that can grow up to six feet tall. The leaves of Holy Basil Vana are larger and more robust than other varieties of Holy Basil, with a distinct fragrance that is often described as spicy, clove-like, and slightly sweet.
Holy Basil Vana is highly valued in Ayurvedic medicine for its numerous health benefits, and it has been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. It is considered an adaptogen, meaning that it helps the body adapt to stress and promotes overall wellness. Holy Basil Vana is also believed to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties, and it is often used to support respiratory health and the immune system.