Tulsi serves as a internal and external purifying, detoxifying and cleansing agent
Application of Tulsi is useful for skin, either applied externally or consumed
It is proven to be efficacious in treating skin ailments such as itching, sensation, ringworms, etc.
It can be used in a liquid form in tea, can be used in leaf form for health supplements
It embodies anti-carcinogenic, anti-viral, antibiotic, anti-bacterial properties
It gives immediate relief from sore throat, cough, fever, cold, headache, flu, etc.
It is also effective in healing respiratory problems such as Asthma, Bronchitis, etc.
Helps in curing stress, improving immunity and digestive system
It is laden with Vitamin A & C, Phytonutrients and Essential Oil
Regular use of Tulsi can also HELP in facilitating different bodily processes.
It helps in maintaining increased blood sugar level, so effective in diabetics.
It aids in managing uric acid levels in body, thus minimizing the risk of developing kidney stones.
It also works effectively for those who suffer from kidney stones.
Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India bore out that Tulsi can aid in managing irregular level of the stress – cortisol in the body.
It can stave off detrimental effect of free radicals.
It is highly effective for dental health and strong gums.
It also serves an efficacious insect repellent and can help in curing insect bite.
It is also useful in dealing with ailments like Dengue, Hepatitis, Malaria, Swine Flu & Tuberculosis.
It is also called as an adaptogenic substance
How and When to Grow ?
Moist soil with adequate sunlight is the congenial for the cultivation of Tulsi plant. One can start by sowing the plant under a few centimeters below the soil slightly covered with dirt.
It is advisable to grow indoor until the plant is 6 and 7 inch tall, later the plant can be shifted outdoor. It is suggested to plant Tulsi just before Monsoon as during the period the intense heat falls.