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Holy Basil - Ocimum tenuiflorum

Holy Basil / Tulsi

Ocimum tenuiflorum

Fresh Foliage ~ 100g ~ Bagged ~ $140nt

Dried Foliage ~ 10g ~ Glass Jar ~ $90nt


DESCRIPTION:

Holy basil is a species related to regular basil, though with a very different, pungent, aroma. Used extensively in India and Thailand. Great as a herbal tea, which is often how it is consumed in India. Thailand uses holy basil types in many different dishes, especially stir fries, rice and curries.

BOTANICAL NAME:

Ocimum tenuiflorum L.

FAMILY: Lamiaceae

INGREDIENTS:

Holy basil foliage

CUISINE TYPES:

Thai: Used in many dishes, especially fried rices with chicken and pork.

Indian: Herbal tea

FLAVOR:

Pungent, slightly earthy and spicy. Cooking releases its flavor.

AVAILABILITY:

Year round

PRODUCTION STYLE:

Grown on a polyculture farm without spray. Hand harvested and machine dried.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

Taiwan, Taidong.

EST. SHELF LIFE:

Fresh: 1-3 Weeks

Dried: 2 Years

RELATED INFO:

SHIPPING METHODS:

Taiwan Shipping: 1-3 Day Postal Service, Black Cat and 7-11. Next day refrigerated and frozen delivery available door-to-door or to 7-11.

International Shipping Options: Postal Service (1-3 week air mail), EMS, Courier (DHL & FedEx), Air Freight (wholesale). Fresh produce unavailable outside of Taiwan.

Please see our Ordering Information Page for more information.

PACKAGING TYPES:

Package Options

Net Weight

Gross Weight

Volume

Dimensions

Glass Jar (Small)

20g ±

145g ±

130ml

7.6H x 5.3L x 5.3W (cm)

Bag / Wrapped: 1kg

1,050g ±

1,070g ±

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