Tulsi(Holy Basil) and its health benefits

Tulsi or Holy Basil is an excellent medicinal herb  since thousands of years.Tulsi is worshipped as a sacred plant in India.Tulsi has many health benefits.It has great healing power and is grown in ample in India.

Tulsi comes in three varieties Ocimum sanctum(Rama Tulsi),Ocimum sanctum(Krishan Tulsi), and Ocimum gratissimum(Vana Tulsi).Tulsi has the power of antiviral, antioxidants, antibacterial and immune enhancing characteristics.

Here are some health benefits of Tulsi plant:

1)Heart Disorder- Tulsi is highly effective for heart diseases.It helps in reducing the level of cholesterol thus protecting the heart.

2) Support Liver-It improves the functioning of lever, metabolic breakdown and helps in eliminating harmful chemicals from the blood.

3)Anti-Aging effects- Tulsi is very effective  in slowing the process of aging ,reducing  various  aspects of aging such as low level of immunity, stress and free radicals.

4)Coughs- Tulsi is very effective medicine for curing cough, it  loosens the mucus in bronchitis and asthma relieving cold and flu.

5)Holistic Health Promotion-Tulsi has great overall effects on the entire mind and body, it improves the overall health and well being.

6)Kidney Stone- Tulsi has powerful positive effect on kidney.The juice of honey and Tulsi, if consumed regularly expel the renal stones through tthe urinary tract.

7)Mouth Infections- Tulsi leaves heals the ulcers and mouth infections very quickly.

8)Skin Disorders-  The diseases like ringworm and other skin diseases can be cured if Tulsi juice is applied regularly to it.It is also effective in leucoderma.

9)Headaches- Tulsi is effective in headaches.Tulsi leaves mixed with sandalwood paste gives much releif from headache and heat too.

10)Eye infections-Tulsi is an excellent medicine for curing eye diseases like night blindness and allergies.

Tulsi prevents fever,enhances strength,protein synthesis in body.It also helps in reducing eczema and psoriasis.It also supplies necessary nutrients to mind and aids meditation.

“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”


1 thought on “Tulsi(Holy Basil) and its health benefits

  1. Tulsi leaves can also be put in drinking water as they have anti-bacterial and disinfectant properties. Its juice if gently rubbed on insect bite provides great relief and acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.

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