Holi Basil (Tulasi)


It is rich in antioxidants which help in mitigating stress and conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and so on. “Tulsi has linoleic acid which is extremely beneficial for skin,” it  can help fight allergies, infections and pathogens.

Grandma’s Tip – Take 2/3 leaves, crush them, add 1 tsp of pure honey, eat this everyday before breakfast, for building immunity


What is the plant – Ocimum tenuiflorum, commonly known as holy basil or tulsi, is an aromatic perennial plant

How to grow the plant – Tulasi is a tropical plant, it requires warm temperatures to grow.

Scientific benefits –  Tulasi contains Vitamin C and other anti-oxidants such as eugenol which protects the heart from harmful effects of free radicals.

Granny’s tips & tricks – Warm tualsi juice gets rid of stomach worms.

Home recipe –  add 3 to 4 leaves of fresh tulasi in your morning tea, for a refreshing & healthy drink

Some fun facts – Tulasi fights with bad breath, pyorrhoea and cavities and other dental problems. – Tulasi was traditionally used as a cure for night blindness.


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