The mother medicine of nature (Tulsi)

Tulsi is an annual branched, fragrant and very useful medicinal herb which grows upto 30-90 cm height. It is also called 'Queen of herbs'. This is considered as a sacred plant and is grown in many Indian houses. This is used in Ayurveda for many years for curing many diseases. All parts of this plant has medicinal value. Tulsi leaves have antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. It constitutes some chemicals such as ascorbic acid, carotene, alkalide, rosmarinic acid, eugenol, carvacrol, linalool, ß-caryophyllene, ß-elemene and germacrene D. Tulsi leaves works wonders against many diseases.
  • It improves the immunity system.
  • With its antimicrobial property, it fights against fever, dengu, malaria, H1N1 flu, influenza, cough and cold.
  • It is a good remedy for respiratory diseases like lung diseases, asthma and bronchitis.
  • It reduces the total cholesterol level and prevent the heart diseases.
  • It showed to reduce the blood glucose level when combined with hypoglycemic drugs.
  • It protects eye against cataract, glaucoma and ophthalmia. 
  • It can repair the cells damaged due to exposure to radiation.
  • It is a good source of antioxidant and is a very effective insect repellent.
  • It provides oral and dental care due its antibacterial properties.
  • It is a good remedy for kidney stone when taken in the form of juice with honey.
  • It has decongestion action to relieve the nasal stuffiness.
  • It is a very good tonic for nerve. 
  • It is a brain sharpener which boosts the memory and reduces the age related problems.
  • It is used to treat arthritis.
  • It inhibits the growth of E.Coli bacteria, B.Anthrax and Tuberculosis bacteria.
  • It has antiallergic property which prevents allergies.
  • It has antifertility activity.
  • It improves the blood secretion.
This leaves are available in powder form in herbal stores and this powder is used in toothpastes. This tulsi leaves can be taken in the form of either juice, raw leaves or water in which this leaves are soaked. If we take take this daily, it will improve the immune system and we can live healthy forever.

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