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Home Remedies - Tulasi (Ocimum Sanctum)
Sanskrit : Arjaka, Bahupatri, Divya,
Hindi : Tulsi, Baranda,
English : Holy Baisil, Sacred basil
Bengali : Kalatulsi, Kural
French : Basilic sait
Malayalam/Tamil : Thulasi,tulsi

There are two types of Tulasi, the black and the white. The black tulasi is known as the Krishna Tulasi and the White tulasi as the Rama Tulasi.
Tulasi, decreases Vata and Kapha and increases Pitta and it is acted in plasma, blood, marrow and nerves, reproductive and respiratory, nervous and digestive Systems.

It is benefited in ailments like colds, cough, sinus congestion, headaches, arthritis, rheumatism, abdominal distention, flu and reduces fat, strengthens the heart, prevent nausea, cancer, leukaemia, removes toxins, increases semen, promotes tranquility, depression etc.

How ever it is not advisable NOT to take Tulasi if you have high pitta.

Holy Basil or Tulsi is the most sacred plant in India. It is still grown in backyards and courtyards throughout India and worshipped as a daily ritual for the family well-being. The plant has mosquito repellant action.

Its quality is pure Sattva. Holy Basil opens the heart and mind, bestowing the energy of love and devotion. The plant should be kept in every house for its purifying influence. Holy Basil absorbs negative ions, and liberates ozone from the suns rays.
Traditional Ayurvedic treatment for common cold, cough, bronchspasm, bronchitis, general stress syndrome, skin infections, indigestion, nausea, sinus infection, tuberculosis, ringworm, ear infections.

Considered a sacred plant in India, Holy Basil is an effective diaphoretic in most colds, flue and lung problems. It removes excess kapha from the lungs, and nasal passage, increasing prana and sensory acuity. It also removes high vata from the colon, improves absorption and strengthen the nerve tissue and increases memory.

Tulasi is beneficial for various ailments. The leaves dried may be crushed to a fine powder, or the juice can also be taken. The leaves can be dried under a shade.

Since the leaves are slightly bitter and difficult to drink as it is it may be taken mix with the honey or curd - but never with milk.

It should be taken empty stomach in the morning followed by breakfast after 20 minutes - normally it is taken once but it may be taken two or three times in acute conditions.
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