Tulsi act as a herbal medicineAuthor(s): Anette Jacobs
Tulsi is a plant that grows throughout India. Holy Basil is the English name, and Tulasi is the Sanskrit name. Tulsi is a plant with hair on all sides that grows densely. It can reach a height of 75 cm-90 cm. It produces leaves that are up to 5 cm long and oval in shape. Tulsi is a member of the Ocimum genus. Plants in the genus Ocimum are members of the Lamiaceae family and can be found in tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate areas all over the world. Tulsi is known as the “Queen of Herbs” because of its ability to create essential oils that contain a wide range of aromatic components. Tulsi has a lovely scent and a robust flavor. It’s the only plant on the planet that can continually absorb carbon dioxide. It releases oxygen first thing in the morning, which is beneficial to people who have respiratory issues. Because of the multiple medical benefits that the Tulsi plant provides, it is incredibly significant to humanity. Tulsi leaves are extensively used in the preparation of Ayurvedic medicines.