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22nd Sep 2011, 09:11 PM #1
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Tulsi is an aromatic herb found everywhere in India This herb contains such a chemical composition that no mosquitoes and flies can come near the plant because of its peculiar odor.
Plant parts used are leaves, flower, seeds and root.
It is being used in variety of herbal ayurvedic formulations
Tulsi herb is dominantly used in bronchitis and asthmatic conditions.
1. It acts as anti bacterial and anti parasitic, therefore is widely used in infectious diseases.
2. It work as appetizer and promotes digestion by helping in secretion of digestive enzymes.
3. Tulsi juice when mixed with ginger juice is very effective in abdominal disorder in children.
4. It is an effective natural cure for upper respiratory tract infection
5. It works as good expectorant relieving from wet cough.
6. It is very useful in bronchitis and asthmatic conditions.
7. It works as antibiotic eliminating the bacteria.
8. It is widely used in fever as it act as antipyretic, pain reliever, and provides strength to our body. Take powder of tulasi leaves with dried ginger and sugar with hot water in fevers.
9. It also possesses anti-cancerous properties.
10. Tulsi juices are very effective in earache.
11. It works as a powerful antioxidant thereby helps in preventing early aging signs and makes the skin young.