Benfits of Tulsi
Tulsi has proved to be highly effective in protecting our body from various infections and diseases of heart, liver, skin, kidney etc.So, Tulsi is rightly called the ‘Queen of Herbs’.
TULSI | BASIL | तुलसी
Basil most popularly known as Tulsi has been used for thousands of years in Ayurveda for its diverse healing properties. Healing Power: The Basil or Tulsi plant has many medicinal properties. The leaves strengthen the stomach and help in respiratory diseases. Kidney Stone: Basil has strengthening effect on the kidney.
Natural Immunity Booster
Tulsi is rich in Vitamin C and zinc. It thus acts as a natural immunity booster and keeps infections at bay. It has immense anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties which protect us from a variety of infections. Tulsi leaves extract increases the T helper cells and natural killer cells activity, boosting the immune system
Reduces Fever (antipyretic) & Pain(analgesic)
Tulsi has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties which help to fight infections, thus reducing fever. The fresh juice of Tulsi taken with black pepper powder cures periodic fevers. Tulsi leaves boiled with powdered cardamom(elaichi) in half a litre of water and mixed with sugar and milk, is also effective in reducing temperature.
Reduces Cold, Cough & Other Respiratory Disorders
Camphene, cineole, and eugenol present in Tulsi helps to reduce cold and congestion in the chest.
Juice of Tulsi leaves mixed with honey and ginger is effective in bronchitis, asthma, influenza, cough and cold.
Reduces Stress & Blood Pressure
Tulsi contains compounds Ocimumosides A and B. These compounds reduce stress and balance the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine in the brain.Anti-inflammatory properties of Tulsi reduce inflammation and blood pressure.
Phytochemicals present in Tulsi have strong antioxidant property. Thus, they help in protecting us from skin, liver, oral and lung cancers.
Good for Heart Health
Tulsi has a profound effect on treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases by means of lowering blood lipid content, suppressing ischemia and stroke, reducing hypertension, and also due to its higher antioxidant properties.
Good for Diabetes Patients
Extract of Tulsi leaves has shown to lower blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 Diabetes.
Useful in Kidney stones & Gouty Arthritis
Tulsi detoxifies the body and has diuretic properties. It decreases the level of uric acid in the body, which is the main reason why kidney stones are formed. Reduction in uric acid levels also provides relief to patients suffering from Gout.
Good for Skin & Hair
Tulsi helps clear out the skin of blemishes and acne. It is rich in antioxidants, and that helps it to prevent premature ageing. Tulsi also strengthens our hair roots, thus preventing hair loss.