In Hindu religion it is worshipped every morning and evening .Basil grows under warm conditions .It is originally native to Iran ,India and other tropical regions of Asia. Tulsi leaves have many chemical compounds which help prevent diseases and promote good health .This herb is even mentioned in Charak Samhita due to its excellent healing properties.
The juice of tulsi leaves can be used to bring down . Green Tea made with tulsi helps to bring down temp. Basil leaves boiled with powdered cardamom in ½ liter of water mixed with sugar and milk should be given to patient 3-4 times in a day.
In it is very effective in all forms.
It reduces the level of blood cholesterol and thus helps to correct
It acts as a stress reliever.
Leaves can be used in the preparation of and many dishes.
Being rich in phytonutrients its leaves are effective in
It contains orientin and vicenin. Due to presence of these compounds in holy basil it works as an
Essential oil eugenol, linalol, citral, limonene are present in it which work as
Due to the presencs of Zea-Xanthin compound it helps protect age related
It is an excellent source of
It helps prevent hair loss. Make a paste of basil leaves and add it in hair oil. Apply this paste on your scalp, it helps promote
:- 2- 3 drops of extract of basil leaves 2-3 times in a day.Overdose can cause many problems .
:- women who are pregnant ,trying to become pregnant or breast feeding should not use holy basil .
Care should be taken with other NSAIDS.