By| Published: January 4th, 2016
One of most common herbs used in Ayurveda, Tulsi is well known for its numerous medicinal properties. The whole plant (leaves, stems, roots, flowers and seeds) is used in making different kinds of medicines. Holy Basil is extremely beneficial in helping people address lifestyle-related physical, chemical, metabolic and psychological stress.
Oral Health Promoter
This sacred plant is an excellent mouth freshener and an all-natural disinfectant. Apart from bad breath, it prevents the formation of dental cavities, plaque, tartar and also strengthens the gums.
Heart Protector and Stress Buster
Loaded with antioxidants, Tulsi protects the heart from free radicals and reduces blood cholesterol levels. The same effects help relieve stress by lowering the blood pressure and soothing the nerves, which also makes it effective in the treatment of sleeplessness.
Anti-ageing and Skin Toning Champion
Tulsi tonics are known for promoting youthful skin by preventing premature ageing. This amazing herb reduces acne, blemishes, hair fall and scalp itching.
It plays a major role in wellness by helping diabetics control their blood sugar levels and preventing drug induced liver damage in others. Other home remedies include curing earaches, headaches and eye diseases to soothing an upset stomach and offering relief from diarrhoea and dysentery, the curative properties of Holy Basil are well documented.
Antimicrobial, Anti-fungal and Antiviral Agent
The Queen of Herbs contains a number of essential oils (Camphene, Eugenol and Cineole) that help the body fight Bronchitis, Common Cold, Cough, Fever, Influenza, Malaria, Viral Hepatitis and other respiratory disorders like Asthma and Tuberculosis.
Grow Tulsi to enjoy health at home. Chew a few leaves, add them to green tea or bathwater or apply a paste to enjoy the unlimited benefits of this sacred herb.