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Here's why you must grow Tulsi in your garden

This common herb has an answer to all your health issues! Holy Basil also known as tulsi is one of the most common plants found in Indian households. It has many medicinal applications and is used since ancient times for healing various health ailments. It is used in the treatment of various diseases such as treating sore throat, bleeding gums, fever and acne.

Growing Tulsi in the garden is believed to harbour positivity and good luc

Tulsi is Ayurveda's favourite herb and as per Hindu mythology it wards off evil spirits and negative forces.

Growing Tulsi in the garden is believed to harbour positivity and good luck.

Here are some other benefits of Tulsi that you would like to know about:

  • Protects heart
Tulsi contains vitamin C and other antioxidants such as eugenol. It helps in protecting the heart by lowering the cholesterol levels and maintaining blood sugar level.

  • Treat sore throat
Tulsi can be an excellent healer for sore throat. Boil tulsi leaves in water and drink it warm.

  • Stress relief
Tulsi is known for its mood elevationg and stress relieving properties. It has several anti-inflammatory properties which can help in managing stress. Chewing tulsi leaves can help in reducing stress.

  • Cures fever
Tulsi leaves has antibiotic, germicidal and disinfectant properties that helps in treating fever. The decoction of tulsi leaves, neem leaves and ginger has the ability to reduce fever.
  • Dental care
Tusli has the power to fight bacteria that are responsible for cavities, plaque and bad breath. It also has astringent properties which make the gums hold the teeth tighter, thereby keeping them from falling.
  • Fights acne
Tulsi leaves are natural remedy for acne and skin infections as it helps in killing the bacteria and infection. The anti-bacterial and antifungal properties help in purifying the blood by flushing out the toxins from the body. Apply a paste made from basil leaves on face for 10 minutes 5 times a week and see the magic happen!
  • Kills worms
Warm tulsi juice and drink in the morning to get rid of intestine worms.

  • Fights cancer
As tulsi is loaded with anti-oxidants, many researchers claim that it has anti-cancer properties.



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