Seed Saving: beginner
Sacred Tulsi Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum)
A very important plant in Ayurveda medicine, considered sacred in India.
There are numerous healing properties attributed to it, the most important being analgesic, anti-inflammatory and digestive. The plant is easy to grow, produces purple and white flowers which will be followed by numerous seeds.
Sow in spring, then allow some of them to flower in order to collect the seeds; cut off the tops of the others for a greater production of leaves.