Tulsi (Basil)

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 01, 2011, 16:51

•Ocimum tenuiflorum (also tulsi, tulasi) is an aromatic plant in the family Lamiaceae. It is an erect, much branched subshrub 30-60 cm tall with hairy stems and simple opposite green leaves that are strongly scented.

Health benefits of Tulsi (Basil)

Last Updated: Thursday, September 08, 2011, 11:15

Basil leaves are excellent antibiotic, fungicidal, germicidal and disinfectant. Fever, cough, prakay, and TB patients are benefited by taking three grams of tulsi every day.

Health benefits of Basil (Tulsi)

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 12:47

The holy basil or Tulsi holds special significance in the Hindu tradition. But apart from its religious implication, Basil is a storehouse of medicinal and health benefits. Tulsi leaves are widely used in the preparation of Ayurvedic medicines. Known as the ‘Queen of herbs’, Tulsi heals the mind, body and spirit.