Tulsi is considered as a sacred plant in India. Most of the Indian homes have a tulsi plant in their courtyard. Apart from the spiritual perspective, tulsi is also widely used in Ayurveda. Tulsi is beneficial for treating a wide range of health issues, be it physical, chemical, metabolic, or psychological.
Good for respiratory health
Tulsi helps in clearing the throat of cough and helps the body in fighting the common cold. One may even use a drop or two of tulsi oil in water while doing steam inhalation. Tulsi helps in fighting a variety of other respiratory diseases like bronchitis and asthma because of it is rich in anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
Helps weight loss
Tulsi helps metabolism, thereby helping the body in burning calories.
Regulates blood sugar level
Tulsi purifies the blood and regulates the sugar level.
Tulsi is an excellent Ayurvedic agent to fight headaches.
The anti-microbial properties of tulsi is an ideal food for fighting fever and flu.
Beats stress and anxiety
Tulsi helps in keeping the stress hormone of the body, cortisol under control. Therefore, it gives you a sense of calm and relieves you of depression and anxiety.