What is Basil / Tulsi
Botanical name of the plant holey tulsi is Ocimum sanctum. It’s a well known herb. Tulsi is known as 'Herb Queen' or 'Queen of Medicine'. In India, Tulsi has been given the status of a deity. Basil contains a variety of chemicals in the leaves and flowers, which have the power to prevent and eradicate many diseases. This is why basil leaves are used in medicine for many ailments. Basil is beneficial for internal and external healing of the body. The special thing about tulsi leaves is that it works according to the nature of the person. Due to the many properties of Tulsi, not only the leaves of Tulsi but also its stems, flowers and seeds are used for treatment in Ayurveda and Naturopathy. Whether it is a chronic disease like cancer or a cold-cough, Tulsi has been used for centuries. Let's take a look at the benefits of basil.
Basil is also called tonic because it contains vitamins A, B and many nutrients. Its oil is considered to be a bio-resistant and resistant so it is also used for various ailments.In India, it is considered to be a repository of home remedies. Basil is used in cold, cough, fever, toothache, asthma, bad breath, asthma, lung diseases, and heart ailments. Eating fresh basil leaves cures cold cough. Filling the teeth with basil oil reduces toothache. Eating fresh leaves reduces bad breath.Basil leaves are fragrant. Aroma of its leaves reduces bacterial infections in the respiratory tract. Having basil in front of each house purifies the air in the house. Crushing the basil leaves and taking them with honey removes phlegm from the throat. In India, basil is traditionally used in various biological infections along with various medicines.
Nutrients found in basil
Basil leaves contain many types of nutrients and vitamins.
Vitamins A, B, C and K.Calcium, iron, Chlorophyll, Zinc, Omega-3, Magnesium, Manganese, etc.
Benefit of Basil Leaf
1. Prevents Skin Infection
There is no better medicine than basil to prevent any kind of skin infection. Basil leaves are also anti-bacterial. This inhibits the growth of bacteria & helps in the treatment of infections.
2. Good for cold and cough
Basil is an elixir for colds and coughs. Due to the change of seasons, the health of many people deteriorates immediately. Taking the medicine reduces the fever but the cough and phlegm remain the same for a long time.
3. Stress Management
According to a recent study, basil is considered to be an effective natural remedy for stress. In fact, basil leaves contain anti-stress agents that relieve stress and mental imbalances. Apart from this, these leaves also help to fight against the negative thoughts caused by stress on the brain.
4. Prevents Cancer
Some research has shown that basil seeds are useful in treating cancer. In fact, basil stimulates antioxidant activity and prevents the spread of cancerous tumors. It is said that people who consume basil regularly are less likely to get cancer.
5. Helpful in Menstrual problem
The problem of irregular or late periods is seen in many girls nowadays. Normally the cycle of periods is 21 to 35 days. If your periods are coming after 35 days, then you have a problem of late periods. In this case, it is beneficial to consume basil seeds. This eliminates menstrual irregularities.
6. Stomach related Complaints
Basil is a boon for people suffering from stomach ailments. Basil is used to relieve heartburn, abdominal pain, gas, bloating etc. According to experts, both basil leaves and seeds are good for stomach ulcers.
7. Beneficial on Kidney Stone
Basil helps in smoothing the kidney process. Its consumption facilitates urination and helps in keeping the kidneys clean. If you have kidney stones, add fresh basil juice to honey and consume it daily for at least 4 to 5 months. This will cause kidney stones to fall out of the urine.
8. Improves Immunity
Basil acts as a protective shield for your body.It has many properties that increase the body's production of antibodies to fight infections, which greatly reduces our risk of getting sick.
9. Prevents Bad Breath
Basil leaves are very helpful in eliminating bad breath. It acts as a natural mouth freshener in a way.
10. Skin Care
Due to its anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-biotic properties, basil leaves are effective in treating all types of skin ailments. It involves a number of measures, from increasing the radiance of the face to removing blemishes.
11. Hydrates the skin.
12. Basil is very good for asthma.
13. It has antiviral property.
14. Basil acts as an anti-aging agent on your skin.
15. Basil is very beneficial for blemish-free face and radiant skin.
16. Basil gets rid of every hair problem
17. It is beneficial to take basil leaves daily for weight loss.
18. It also reduces the risk of heart attack.
19. Basil also lowers cholesterol and stops blood clots.
20. Basil seeds are also used to treat sexually transmitted diseases.
21. Basil is used to soothe problems like inflammation and swelling.
Arogyavardhini Tulsi Capsule –
Pack Size - 60Capsule
Uses – Take 1-2 capsule Moring empty stomach or as directed by Ayurved / Naturopath Practitioner.
Note- Don’t drink milk before or after 1-2 hrs. after use of tulsi.