Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi)
Tulsi plant Or Ocimum is truly called as Holy Basil for its spiritual and holistic power to keep all difficulties and diseases away! So it is planted all over India in front of residential houses for its Divine properties, to protect bad vibes and safeguard family members.
Its powerful anti-oxidant & diuretic property helps to eliminate toxins from the body, prevents formation of kidney stones and accumulation of uric acids. It is said to have action of stopping blood flow to cancer forming cells & causing its elimination. Tulsi has immuno-modulatory (helps to modulate the immune system), antitussive (suppresses the cough center, reducing the amount of cough) and expectorant properties (helps to expel phlegm from the chest), that make it a great relief for coughs, cold, and other respiratory disorders including chronic and acute bronchitis. Another great property of this leaf is that it has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties that help to beat the infection causing the respiratory problem. It also relieves congestion since it contains potent components like camphene, eugenol and cineole in its essential oils. Its anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory properties also help to treat allergic respiratory disorders. Tulsi helps to relieve headaches caused due to sinusitis, allergies, cold or even migraines, this is because it has pain relieving and decongestant properties, which help relieve the pain and resolve the root cause of the condition.