Tulsi (Holy Basil) holds immense religious importance in the Hindu tradition. It is considered one of the most sacred plants in India. As per Hindu Mythology, Holy Basil is believed to be an incarnation of the goddess Lakhmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu, one of the three supreme Hindu gods that offers protection from all problems of life.
Since antiquity, Tulsi has been used in India to as a holistic medicine in Ayurveda to heal the body, mind and soul. Holy Basil is also a great herbal remedy for treating a number of common ailments like fever, common cold, cough, stress, mouth infection, kidney stone, headache, heart disorder and insect bite. In Ayurveda, Tulsi is believed to promote lightness and purity in the body. A great source of essential oil, Holy Basil protects the body against disease causing organisms like bacteria and fungi.
Here’s a useful infographics on health benefits of Tulsi
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