Tulsi for Health

According to modern scientific research, Tulsi is a herbal plant with great medicinal value. Tulsi removes bad odur from the enviornment and controls pollution. It is used as medicine for controlling and curing heart diseases.

It helps to reduce acidity and accelerate digestio. It helps to control blood and urine sugar. Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum),is commonly also known as Holy Basil,this is a different plant from the pesto variety of Basil (Ocimum basilicum). Tulsi has been revered in India for over thousands of years, as a healing balm for body, mind and spirit, and is known to bestow an amazing number of health benefits.

In Ayurveda and Naturopathy its essence is used for relief from cold and cough.  The tulsi plant has some more medicinal properties. The leaves of the Tulsi plant are a nerve tonic and also sharpen memory. They promote the removal of the catarrhal matter and phlegm from the bronchial tube. The leaves strengthen the stomach and induce copious perspiration.

Tulsi is also used to get reief of skin disorders: Applied locally, basil juice is beneficial in the treatment of ringworm and other skin diseases. It has also been tried successfully by some naturopaths in the treatment of leucoderma.In recent times theTulsi soap has become very popular and is available in many Ayurveda stores