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Black Krishna Tulsi Herbal Plant

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Original price was: ₹50.00.Current price is: ₹25.00.

Black Krishna Tulsi, also known as Shyama Tulsi or Ocimum sanctum, is a revered herb in traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda. Its name, “Krishna,” stems from its deep purple to black leaves, distinguishing it from other varieties of Tulsi, which usually have green leaves. This unique coloration is due to the high concentration of anthocyanins, potent antioxidants that offer numerous health benefits.

Black Krishna Tulsi Description:

  1. Maximum Growth Size – 1 – 2 ft in ideal conditions
  2. Plant Type – Outdoor
  3. Watering Periods – once every two days during summer and once a week during winter
  4. Optimal Temperature – 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F)
  5. Fertilization – Black Krishna Tulsi, also known as Holy Basil or Ocimum tenuiflorum, can be fertilized with a balanced liquid fertilizer every couple of weeks during its main growing seasonYou can also feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Some recommend replacing the top two inch

 

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Black Krishna Tulsi, also known as Shyama Tulsi or Ocimum sanctum, is a revered herb in traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda. Its name, “Krishna,” stems from its deep purple to black leaves, distinguishing it from other varieties of Tulsi, which usually have green leaves. This unique coloration is due to the high concentration of anthocyanins, potent antioxidants that offer numerous health benefits.

This sacred plant is deeply intertwined with Indian culture and spirituality, often found in the courtyards of homes and temples. Its significance extends beyond its medicinal properties, as it is also believed to possess spiritual and purifying qualities. In Hindu mythology, Tulsi is revered as the earthly manifestation of the goddess Lakshmi, symbolizing purity, prosperity, and wellness.

From a medicinal standpoint, Black Krishna Tulsi boasts a plethora of health-promoting properties. It is rich in essential oils, flavonoids, and other bioactive compounds that exhibit antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and adaptogenic effects. Consuming Tulsi leaves or its extracts is believed to strengthen the immune system, alleviate stress, and enhance cognitive function. Additionally, its antimicrobial properties make it effective in combating respiratory infections, digestive disorders, and skin ailments.

In Ayurveda, Black Krishna Tulsi is used to balance the three doshas—Vata, Pitta, and Kapha—bringing harmony to the body and mind. It is often incorporated into herbal formulations and teas to promote overall well-being and vitality. Tulsi leaves can be brewed into a fragrant and soothing tea, enjoyed hot or cold, offering a refreshing way to reap its health benefits.

Cultivating Black Krishna Tulsi is relatively easy, as it thrives in warm, tropical climates and well-drained soil. It requires regular watering and sunlight to flourish, making it a popular addition to home gardens and herbal remedies. Beyond its medicinal and spiritual significance, Black Krishna Tulsi serves as a symbol of reverence for nature’s healing power and the interconnectedness of health and spirituality in Indian culture.

Ideal Conditions

Black Krishna Tulsi, also known as Shyama Tulsi or Purple Leaf Tulsi, is a variety of Holy Basil that is revered for its medicinal properties. Here are the ideal conditions for growing Black Krishna Tulsi:

  1. Climate: Black Krishna Tulsi grows well in warm and tropical climates. It thrives in temperatures between 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F). It can tolerate some cold, but it prefers warmth and sunlight.
  2. Sunlight: It requires plenty of sunlight to thrive. Place the plant in an area where it can receive at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight daily.
  3. Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil is ideal for Black Krishna Tulsi. It prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5. Adding organic matter like compost can improve soil fertility and drainage.
  4. Container or Location: If you’re growing Black Krishna Tulsi in containers, make sure the containers have drainage holes to prevent waterlogging. If planting directly in the ground, ensure proper spacing, as the plant can grow to be quite bushy.
  5. Pruning: Regular pruning helps promote bushy growth and prevents the plant from becoming leggy. Pinch off the growing tips regularly to encourage branching.
  6. Pests and Diseases: Black Krishna Tulsi is relatively resistant to pests and diseases. However, occasional pests like aphids or whiteflies may appear. You can control them with organic pesticides or by manually removing them from the plant.
  7. Harvesting: You can start harvesting leaves once the plant has grown to a sufficient size, typically after 2 to 3 months. Harvest leaves in the morning when the essential oil content is at its peak. Avoid harvesting more than one-third of the plant at a time to ensure continued growth.

 

Watering Periods

Tulsi plants require regular watering, especially during hot and dry periods. However, make sure not to overwater, as it can lead to root rot. Allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings.

Fertilization

You can fertilize the plant with a balanced fertilizer once a month during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid over-fertilizing, as it can lead to excessive foliage growth at the expense of essential oils.

6 reviews for Black Krishna Tulsi Herbal Plant

  1. Madhu

    Nice

  2. Balaji

    Good

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Shyama TulsiBlack Krishna Tulsi Herbal Plant
Original price was: ₹50.00.Current price is: ₹25.00.

Availability: 34 in stock