Tulasi (Ocimum Sanctum)

Tulsi aka holy basil

Ayurveda refers to tulsi or Holy Basil as “the incomparable one,” “mother medicine of nature” and “the queen of herbs”.

Tulasi has medicinal usages extending from reducing ill effects of cancer to maintaining Brahmacharya.

It is revered as an elixir of life for both its medicinal and spiritual properties. It belongs to the mint family and has two main varieties.(Referance:- BhavPrakash Nighantu)


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Published by Smita Ray

Smita Ray is a mother of two lovely kids and hails from the northeastern town of India Gorakhpur. Her perpetual displeasure arising from the hypocrisy in the society underneath the semblance of religion, culture as well as the conditioning for compliance urged her to put down the impressions in her mind. In her spare time, she likes to have some culinary adventures with her kids.

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