Holy Basil Updated September, 2018
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Oregon’s Wild Harvest Organic Holy Basil Review


Oregon’s Wild Harvest Organic Holy Basil is an herbal supplement that claims to be an effective at fighting stress and the effects of aging. It uses the natural healing properties of the Holy Basil or Tulsi plant to provide a healthier alternative to anti-stress pharmaceutical drugs which may have unwanted side effects.

Holy Basil has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. It is even revered as a sacred plant and known as ‘The Incomparable One’ because of its healing properties. The plant also symbolizes longevity and calmness in Hindu culture.

Clinical research has also proven that certain active ingredients in Holy Basil leaf extract can significantly affect how our bodies react to stress. Test subjects who took regular doses of Holy Basil extract experienced less symptoms of stress in only a few short weeks.

So let’s take a closer look and see if Oregon’s Wild Harvest Organic Holy Basil can actually live up to its claims.

Ingredients

Before trying out any new supplement or medication, it’s important to check out what it’s actually made of. While many herbal supplements claim to be all-natural and pure, some still contain fillers and additives that are unnecessary. Let’s see what Oregon’s Wild Harvest Organic Holy Basil has to offer.

Each veggie capsule contains:

  • 400mg Holy Basil Leaf extract

The back of the bottle indicates each serving has 800mg of Holy Basil Leaf extract. We can also clearly see that the suggested serving size is 2 capsules. This means that each capsule only contains 400mg of Holy Basil leaf extract. The extract has not been standardized to contain a known amount of important active ingredients like Ursolic acid.

One good thing to note though is that this supplement does not seem to contain any fillers or additives.

Dosage

According to the Oregon’s Wild Harvest website, the recommended dose is two capsules a day.

Holy Basil extracts are considered to be very safe, so there’s no reason to believe that using Oregon’s Wild Harvest Organic Holy Basil supplements on a regular basis could result in any unwanted side effects.

Like other supplements and medications, the manufacturer suggests that pregnant and nursing check with their doctor first before trying out a new product.

Price

A bottle of Oregon’s Wild Harvest Organic Holy Basil with 60 vegetable capsules has a list price of $18. It can also be found on sale online for as low as $13. One bottle should last you up to a month if you follow the maximum recommended dose of 2 capsules a day.

Guarantee

The Oregon’s Wild Harvest website does not indicate any kind of satisfaction guarantee or return policy. You’ll have to deal directly with your chosen retailer’s return policies in case you decide to return the supplements.

Conclusion

Compared to other Holy Basil supplements in the market, Oregon’s Wild Harvest Organic Holy Basil has an adequate amount of leaf extract at 400mg. However, it does not clearly state how much Ursolic acid or any other active ingredients its extract contains.

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