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Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves

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 Leaves - Herbal remedy for Amnesia: Holy Basil Leaves is known as Tulsi by Hindus. The holy basil is a herbal remedy for a lot of common ailments Including stress and amnesia. You can just consume the leaves or drink it as a herbal tea by boiling the leaves in water.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Anxiety: Chew twelve leaves morning and evening every day to relieve stress.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Asthma: Boil 10 fresh Tulsi leaves or two tablespoons of dried Tulsi leaves in 3 cupfuls of water for 10 minutes. Strain and drink twice daily.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Cholera: Boil some tulsi leaves in water and take three times a day.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Dehydration: Mix five chopped tulsi leaves, some black pepper, a quarter teaspoon of sea salt and 3 tablespoons of yoghurt. Take this four times a day for one week.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Dementia:  Blend 10 fresh Tulsi leaves in a grinder. Every morning drink the mixture without straining.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Diarrhea:  Crush five basil leaves with a quarter teaspoon of salt and a quarter teaspoon of ground black pepper. Mix with one cup buttermilk and take three times a day.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves – Herbal remedy for Down Syndrome:  Crush 10 fresh or dried Tulsi leaves with a little water into a paste. Take a teaspoon of this mixture in the morning on an empty stomach.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Dysentery:  Chop 6 tulsi leaves finely. Add some sea salt, black pepper and mix with three tablespoons of fresh yoghurt. Take this four times a day.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Gonorrhea: Chew 10 tulsi leaves and swallow with a glass of water or infuse 12 tulsi leaves in a glass of hot water, strain and drink twice a day.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves – Herbal remedy for Heart Disease:  Crush some tulsi leaves to obtain a tablespoonful. Mix with some honey and take mixture on an empty stomach every morning.

Tulsi - Holy Indian Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Heartburn: Chew three tulsi leaves before breakfast on an empty stomach for heartburn.

Tulsi - Indian Holy Basil Leaves – Herbal remedy for Food Poisoning: Crush some Tulsi leaves and add to half a cup of buttermilk. Drink twice a day. You can also substitute basil leaves for tulsi.

Tulsi -  Indian Holy Basil Leaves - Herbal remedy for Ringworm: Crush some tulsi leaves and apply on affected area.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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