Reviewed here is a product called California Xtracts Holy Basil. The main component of this product is an herb called Holy Basil, which has long been used in India—where it is called “Tulsi” (aka “The Incomparable One”)—as medicine, food, and for religious ceremonies. In Ayurveda, yogis and sages prepare for meditation with a tonic of Holy basil, which brings calm and blissfulness. Holy basil is an adaptogenic herb carrying a long list of health benefits, including helping the stress response by supporting Cortisol regulation, promoting vitality and immune function, increasing strength and stamina, bringing mental clarity and calm, and providing rich antioxidants.
With the goal of learning more about the product and informing your product selection process, independent research was conducted on California Xtracts Holy Basil. It is important to help put this product in context of the vast array of herbal supplements available, many of which are sold by companies more interested in profit than their product’s effectiveness. Please read the results below discover if California Xtracts Holy Basil is appropriate for you.
California Xtracts Holy Basil contains the following ingredients:
- Holy basil (extract)
- 300 mg. (per milliliter of 1:4 leaf extract) of Organic Tulsi (Latin: Ocimum sanctum).
- Ursolic acid
- Rosemarinic acid
- Ethanol (extract)
- Supercritical (extract)
It should be noted that this product is not considered a medication, but rather a natural health supplement.
Adult users are instructed to consume 1 to 2 capsules, two times a day, between meals. The manufacturer has not listed any side effects, but instructs users to contact their doctor if they experience any reactions—allergic or otherwise—to the product.
California Xtracts Holy Basil is priced online at $18.95.
The manufacturer’s website does not currently include any promotional codes, discount information, or coupons.
At the time of writing this review, no assurance of quality or satisfaction was provided by the manufacturer. This is unfortunate and disappointing, since many similar products carry such guarantees in an effort to provide consumers confidence when trying an unfamiliar product.
The market is inundated with health supplements, making it perplexing and difficult to choose one. To complicate things further, many products are not effective and may carry harmful side effects. This product does not offer a guarantee and it is not FDA cleared.