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A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Basil and Turmeric

Other Names: Basil, Holy Basil, St Joseph's Wort, Witches' Herb, King of Herbs, Sweet Basil, French Basil, Common Basil, Tulsi, Jiu Cheng Ta,  Ocimum Sanctum,
Traditional Usages: Culinary Herb, Associated with Death and to ward off Evil Spirits, Culinary Herb, Nervous Irritability, Nausea, Vomitting, Stomach cramp, Anxiety, Tension, Congestion, Colds, Coughs, Colic, Constipation, Cuts, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Dysentry, Fevers, Flatulence, Headaches, Migrains, Insect Bites, Bee and Wasp Stings, Menstrual Cramps, Muscle Tensions, Nerve Pain, Sinusitis, Sore Throats, Tiredness, Letheragy. Promotes Sleep and Appetite,  Bronchitis, Asthma, Stress. Refreshing Tea, Aphrodisiac, Insect Repellent, Nasal Congestion
Resources: India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Malaya, Greece, Japan, Europe, South America, Africa
Parts Used: Leaves, Flowers, Oil
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


Basil and Turmeric - Herbal remedy for Fungal Infection: A combination of turmeric and basil is also beneficial. Make a paste by mixing a teaspoon of turmeric powder with a tablespoon of  ten crushed fresh basil leaves. Eat this paste followed by a glass of water before meals for a week.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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