Before you grab your next caffeinated drink, treat your body with this simple basil tea. This holy basil tea will not only distress your body by normalizing your cortisol stress hormone but also help your body fight free radicals due to its antioxidant properties. Free floating radicals in the body are responsible for chronic degenerative diseases. Basil tea will do wonders in several chronic illnesses like diabetes, lungs and heart disease, arthritis, bone disease and obesity if consumed as a part of overall healthy diet. Its essential oils such as camphene, eugenol and cineol helps in relieves congestion from mild cold and cough to bronchitis and asthma. The magnesium in holy basil helps our blood vessels work properly and prevents from cholesterol deposition promoting the blood flow and heart health by reducing atherosclerosis. According to a study done in India, basil (Tulsi) intake facilitates the metabolism of carbs and fats and ensures that the sugar in the blood is utilized for energy by keeping the blood sugar levels under check and provides a healthy and natural way to lose weight. It is known as adaptogenic herb which means it is non-toxic and helps the body to adopt to the stress. Enjoy the recipe and pledge with us today for the meal plan that is right for you!