Tulsi Holy Basil Capsules
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What is Tulsi Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) Tulsi Holy Basil (synonym Ocimum sanctum), commonly known as holy basil, Tulsi Holy Basil (sometimes spelled thulasi) or tulsi, is an aromatic perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae. It is native to the Indian subcontinent and widespread as a ...
What is Tulsi Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum)
Tulsi Holy Basil (synonym Ocimum sanctum), commonly known as holy basil, Tulsi Holy Basil (sometimes spelled thulasi) or tulsi, is an aromatic perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae. It is native to the Indian subcontinent and widespread as a cultivated plant throughout the Southeast Asian tropics
Easy to grow and widely found in the Indian subcontinent, not only is Tulsi Holy Basil a revered, holy plant in Hinduism; it also finds its place in the ancient science of Ayurveda. Tulsi Holy Basil is commonly found in two varieties – the green coloured Lakshmi Tulsi Holy Basil and the purple hued Krishna Tulsi Holy Basil . Apart from the Indian subcontinent, it can also be found in tropical regions of most Southeast Asian countries.
Tulsi Holy Basil is worshipped, is offered the gods and is grown in many Hindu households not in vain but for a well-established reason – this humble, inexpensive herb comes loaded with a host of benefits. Tulsi Holy Basil is extremely beneficial for humans. From warding off some of the most common ailments, strengthening immunity, fighting bacterial & viral infections to combating and treating various hair and skin disorders – just a few leaves of Tulsi Holy Basil when used regularly can help resolve a host of health and lifestyle related issues.
Health Benefit of Ocimum tenuiflorum (Tulsi)
Holy basil, otherwise known as tulsi, is known for its therapeutic power. It has a rich history dating back 3,000 years ago to ancient Indian uses. Historically used as medicine due to its widespread therapeutic power, holy basil leaves are now regarded by most countries as adaptogens (anti-stress agents) and have been used widely to promote health throughout the entire body.
Researchers described the therapeutic significance of holy basil in the management and relief of various ailments, and they established a scientific basis for the therapeutic uses of Tulsi Holy Basil . It helps protect organs and tissues against chemical stress from industrial pollutants and heavy metals and physical stress from prolonged physical exertion, ischemia, physical restraint and exposure to cold and excessive noise.
Holy basil is an aromatic shrub in the basil family (Lamiaceae) that’s thought to have originated in north central India and now grows native throughout the Eastern world tropics. Also known as tulsi, it’s a perennial that has a light lemon scent and purple-pink flowers. The leaves are oval-shaped with a slightly sharp tip, and the edges are slightly toothed.
There are two common types of tulsi: Rama Tulsi Holy Basil has a white stem and green leaves. Shyam Tulsi Holy Basil has a dark pinkish-purple stem and leaves. Both types are similar in smell and benefits.
Suggested Doses of Tulsi in capsules form
1 -2 capsules, twice daily with plain water after meals.