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Other Names: Tulsi, Holy Basil, St Josephwort, Witches' Herb, King of Herbs, Sweet Basil, French Basil, Common Basil, Carden Basil, Jiu Cheng Ta, Ocimum Sanctum, Ocimum Basilcum
Traditional Usages: Culinary Herb, Aromatic, Associated with Death and Evil Spirits, As a Snuff for Colds, Nervous Irritability, Nausea, Vomitting, Stomach Cramp, Anxiety, Tension, Congestion, Colds, Coughs, Colic, Constipation, Cuts, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Dysentry, Fevers, Flatulence, Headaches, Migraines, Insect Bites, Bee and Wasp Stings, Menstrual Cramps, Muscle Tensions, Nerve Pain, Sinusitis, Sore throats, Tiredness and Depression, Letheragy. Promotes Sleep and Appetite, Bronchitis, Asthma, Stress. Refreshing Tea, Aphrodisiac, Insect Repellent, Skin Tonic, Assists Hair Growth, Insect Repellent, Add to Bath for Nervous tension, Mental Fatigue, Melancholy and Uneasiness, Inhalant for Nasal Congestion, Relieves Fevers, Bronchitis, Asthma, Stress, Canker Sores
Resources: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Africa, Middle East, Europe, South America, South Asia
Parts Used: Leaves, Flowering Tops, Essential Oil
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil, Garlic and Marigold (Calendula) – Herbal remedy for Cerebral Palsy: Infuse one teaspoon of crushed garlic, 5 fresh or dried tulsi leaves and one teaspoon of dried or chopped fresh marigold in a cup of boiling water. Drink two cups a day.
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