Does the herb “Holy Basil” decrease or regulate cortisol levels?

Does the herb “Holy Basil” decrease or regulate cortisol levels?


by DerekL

Question by astrologus491: Does the herb “Holy Basil” decrease or regulate cortisol levels?
I have LOW cortisol which I want to increase. Would Holy Basil deplete my cortisol more or increase them to normal levels?

Best answer:

Answer by oldtimekid2
Holy Basil helps to modulate/lower levels of stress-related hormones (of which Cortisol is one of). If you are low on Cortisol, I would recommend avoiding it.
Good luck and I hope I helped!

What do you think? Answer below!

  1. DaniAug 25, 2011

    No, I don’t think it will increase your cortisol levels, but it makes a wicked bad tomato salad…. that you can eat in church!

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