Vana is the original wild bush basil. It is very high in eugenol, and is an analgesic and antiseptic. Its natural habitat ranges throughout India and across North Africa and down into East Africa. (Our Vana is from India.) Of the three varieties, it is the most fragrant. Its tea has a strong lemon flavor and scent.
Warning: Holy Basil may modify glucose regulation. Also, do not use Holy Basil during pregnancy.