10 Health benefits of Holy Basil (Tulsi), the magical herb!

Basil is also known as the queen of herbs. Due to its holistic properties basil is widely used in many ayurvedic and naturopathic medicines. Not only its leaves but also its flower has the properties to fight a number of diseases. Here are the 10 health benefits of Holy Basil (Tulsi), the magical herb!

Generally south Indian houses will have the basil plant. If you do not have one please buy the plant and have it in your house. A single basil plant can help you get rid of ten health problems.


Basil leaves has the medicinal effect with which it can cure fever.

Throat infection
Boil the basil leaves and use the water for gargling. You can find the healing effect for your throat pain.

Do you know that your body heat can give you headache? Basil is the home remedy for this headache. Take the basil leaves grind it to make a paste and mix it with sandal powder and apply it on the forehead. This will reduce the headache as well as the body heat.

Eye problems
Basil leaves’ juice is a remedy for eye problems.

Mouth problems
If you have bad breath or problems in your gum, basil can be the remedy. Dry the basil leaves and powder it. Mix it with mustard oil and apply it on your gums. You can feel the relief!

Heart problems
Having the basil leaves in the empty stomach can control the blood pressure and lowers the risk of heart diseases.

Cold and cough
Basil is the well known remedy for the cold and cough. Just have basil leaves whenever you feel cold.

Basil leaves gives the remedy for diabetics. Basil leaves have the control over blood sugar levels, and induces the hormone insulin and controls the diabetes.

Kidney stones
Basil leaves juice along with honey gives cure for kidney stones and other urinary tract infection.

Daily consumption of basil leaves can control your stress. It has a component called adoptogen which can control the stress.

10 Health benefits of Holy Basil (Tulsi), the magical herb! A small herb at your garden or even in a small pot can give you these many benefits.

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