Herb cause

Holy Basil (Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum)

Tulsi is an aromatic plant in the family Lamiaceae which is native to the Indian subcontinent and widespread as a cultivated plant throughout the Southeast Asian tropics. It is an erect, many-branched subshrub, 30–60 cm (12–24 in) tall with hairy stems and simple phyllotaxic green or purple leaves that are strongly scented.

Tulasi is cultivated for religious and medicinal purposes, and for its essential oil. It is widely known across the Indian subcontinent as a medicinal plant and a herbal tea, commonly used in Ayurveda, and has an important role within the Vaishnava tradition of Hinduism, in which devotees perform worship involving holy basil plants or leaves. This plant is revered as an elixir of life.

Marked by its strong aroma and astringent taste, it is regarded in Ayurveda as a kind of "elixir of life" and believed to promote longevity

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There are 3 benefits of Holy Basil (Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum), including:

Oxidative stress Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Oxidative stress
Lymphatic system

1 study

Stress Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Stress
Brain system

1 study

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Inflammation
Lymphatic system

1 study

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