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Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ocimum sanctum, Holy basil, Thai Basil, Holy Basil, Tulsi Plant

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Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ocimum sanctum

Holy basil, Thai Basil, Holy Basil, Tulsi Plant
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: India
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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This cultivar is characterized by an intensive sweet-camphoraceous fragrance; in India, it is not much used as a culinary herb (although there are scattered reports of such usage), but has a strong religious meaning, being sacred to Vishnu and symbolizing either his wife Lakshmi or the wives of his various avatars.


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