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Botanical Name: Ocimum sanctum
Plant Part Used: Leaves
Processing Method: Drying, Grinding

Holy basil is also known as "Tulsi " or "Queen of Herbs" and is one of the best herbs believed to contain enormous medicinal properties. The plant is native to South East Asia and is even worshipped in India. Ayurvedic and traditional Indian medicines extensively use Tulsi for pain relief, reducing inflammation, cough, and cold, etc. As per studies, the plant has a very high nutritional value and contains Vitamin A, C, calcium, zinc, and iron in abundance.

  • Product Type:
    Raw Material/Extract
  • Product Category:
    Organics
  • Product Sub Category:
    Herbal
  • Product Mix Category:
    Organic RM powders
  • Package Type:
    20.00Kg

Note: Information contained herein is believed to be accurate and is offered in good faith for the benefit of the customer: Green Jeeva, LLC., however does not assume any liability or risk involved in the use of its products since the conditions of use are beyond our control. Nothing contained herein shall constitute an express or implied guarantee or warranty with respect to Green Jeeva, LLC’s or their use.

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We provide organic holy basil leaves powder with moisture content below 5%. The moisture content of the product facilitates the growth of microorganisms in the product, which in turn increases the risk of biological hazards. Moisture content below 5% in our product ensures better control of microbial growth and, in turn, increased shelf life.

The organic holy basil leaves powder that we provide is greenish-brown in color.

We accept ash value below 5% because more content of ash value represents more impurities that adversely affect human health when consumed.

The mesh size we provide is generally between 40-80 mesh.

The mesh size is an important factor when the products will be subjected to further processing like encapsulation, tablet making, etc. The end application of the product generally helps in determining which mesh size is suitable to buy. Preformulation studies will help in the selection of mesh size.

No, we do not accept organic material having pesticide content. Our Products are tested in globally recognized third-party labs like Eurofins, SGS &TUV. The products are tested for the presence of pesticides as per the USDA 561 list of prohibited pesticides and European Union Minimum Residual limits (MRLs) on pesticides. When pesticides are found below the level of detection (LOD) we accept products as Organic in addition to relevant certifications.

We test total heavy metals, lead, arsenic, mercury, and cadmium in our products. These heavy metals by numerous studies are purported to be toxic for human consumption beyond certain limits and are known carcinogens. We also ensure that our product complies with California prop 65 regulations for lead content below 0.5 ppm levels.

Yes, All the heavy metals contents are within limit and comply with CA Prop 65 and hence considered to be safe for human consumption.

In order to prevent and control biological hazards, we ensure that microbial parameters in our products comply with microbial limits as specified by the American Herbal Product Association (AHPA). We generally test total plate count (TPC), Yeast and mold, E Coli & Salmonella in our products.

E.coli & salmonella are pathogens that may show symptoms like nausea, stomach cramps, in the consumer. Hence, we do not accept products that contain E.coli & salmonella.

Irradiation alters the product's nutritional content, chemical content, which affects the integrity of the product. We do not accept irradiated or ETO treated products to maintain the organic integrity of the product.

Genetically modified organisms may pose significant and challenging risks to food safety. We do not accept organic holy basil leaves powder from the farms and facilities where GMO crops are grown and processed.

Organic holy basil leaves powder is obtained from the plant source. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) are prion-induced disease sources of which are animals. We completely consider the synthetic, vegetable, mineral, animal origin of the product to eliminate contamination risks.
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Biological source: Ocimum Sanctum,
Shelf Life: 24months
Plant part used: Leaves
Country Of Origin: India
Items Specification Test Methods
Physical Analysis
Description Powder Organoleptic
Color Greenish Organoleptic
Odor Characteristic Organoleptic
Taste Characteristic Organoleptic
Mesh size Passes through #40 mesh USP<786>
Loss on drying NMT 10.0% w/w USP<731>
Total ash NMT 10.0% w/w USP<561>
Pesticide residue Meet USP<561> Meet USP<561>
Total Heavy Metals NMT 10 ppm USP<231>
Lead NMT 0.5 ppm USP<232>
Arsenic NMT 1 ppm USP<232>
Mercury NMT 0.5 ppm USP<232>
Cadmium NMT 0.5 ppm USP<232>
Microbiology Test
Total Plate Count NMT 100,000 cfu/g USP<61>
Yeast & Mold NMT 1000 cfu/g USP<61>
E. Coli Absent USP<62>
Salmonella Absent USP<62>
Staphylococcus aureus NMT 10 cfu/g USP < 62 >

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