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Introduction to Ayurveda

Ayurvedic Herb: (Tulasi)

Holy Basil - Ocimum sactum

Sanskrit Name:Tulasi
Hindi Name:Tulasi
English Name:Holy Basil
Latin Name:Ocimum sactum
Description:An annual delicate herb cultivated extensively in tropical climate of the country. It is also planted in kitchen garden and as an indoor plant since it is kept sacred in Hindu philosophy. Medicinally the leaves are used for various kind of classical and home made preparations.
Dosha:Pacifies Kapha and Vata.
Usage:Indian mythology attaches a great significance to Basil by recognizing it as a holy herb. Perhaps, such significance comes from the actual health applications of the herb. Its use is recommended as a first aid in the treatment of respiratory, digestive and skin diseases. Apart from these common ailments, Ayurveda also recognizes its use for the diseases ranging up to tumerous growths. Experimental studies identify it to be a highly promising immunomodulator, cytoprotective and anticancer agent.

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