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How to Make Tulsi Powder at Home: The Right Way to Get Dried Basil Leaves, Retain Green Color


Wondering why you actually need to dry tulsi or basil leaves? Well, the winters can be quite hard on basil plant. So you cannot get your basil produce from your sensitive plant during the cold season. Since basil is antiseptic, antiviral, and antibacterial, it is a potent remedy for cold attacks during winters. But since the plant is hardly available during this season, this is the best way to use basil in winters when you cannot find fresh produce anywhere. The cold season is harsh on basil and most leaves wither under such climatic conditions. But with its antiviral properties, basil is a healing herb that offers soothing relief in the cold season from viral symptoms.
how to make tulsi powder at home: right way to preserve tulsi, dry basil leaves with green color


This is the right way to keep your stock of basil and preserve tulsi when the weather is detrimental to the basil plant growth. Dried tulsi leaves or powder can be used in all recipes and remedies where fresh leaves are used. Make tulsi tea with these dried basil leaves and enjoy comforting relief from viral symptoms. Brew tulsi powder in a cup of water and simmer with ginger and black pepper. Stir in honey and enjoy a warm cup of tea that is aromatic and flavorful, besides being healing for sinus. Do try out this easy method to make tulsi powder at home and you are ready to welcome the cold season with this winter remedy.

Do check the step-by-step video to learn how to make tulsi powder at home or simply the right way to get dried basil leaves.

Benefits of Basil

Basil or tulsi is a beneficial herb for your entire body and overall wellbeing. Whether you are fighting cold, viral, or sinus symptoms, tulsi or basil can provide relief. If you are facing skin issues, basil is an effective remedy. Use it as a face pack and enjoy flawless skin.
Just like turmeric (curcumin), basil has the most effective healing and soothing properties being an


  • Antiviral
  • Antioxidant
  • Antiinflammatory
  • Antiseptic
  • Antibacterial



Wondering how to make tulsi powder at home, especially for the winters? The time to get started with this recipe to dry basil leaves is now. Winters are knocking and you need to keep your stock of basil handy for the harsh weather. Here's how you should make tulsi powder at home and retain the green color of the basil leaves. Method

Making tulsi powder is as easy as drying the leaves in shade.
Wash the leaves and pat dry with a towel.
Let the leaves sit in shade (no sunlight required) for 2-3 days.
Your dried basil is ready to be powdered.
Isn't it simple?

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