For malaria fever 5-7 leaves mixed with powdered black
pepper maybe taken.
10 grams of Tulasi juice mixed with 10 grams of Ginger
juice removes pain in joints.
Tulasi seed mixed with Curd or Honey stops vomiting
Black Tulasi Juice mixed with powdered black pepper
mixed with oil (Ghee) removes gastric troubles.
25 grams of Tulasi juice with 2 grams of black salt
if taken 4 days destroys worms.
Black Tulasi (5 grams - 25grams) mixed in honey cures
Black Tulasi water mixed with Vinegar (same amount)
mixed with butter is beneficial for Eczema conditions.
Tulasi leaves heated in water used as drugs cures ear
For sore throat gargling with 10 grams of Black Tulasi
boiled in 1/2 L water helps.
Black Tulasi leaves mixed with 7 almonds and 4 cardamoms
(powdered) are good for indigestion.
Black Tulasi leaves mixed with honey (same amount) applied
to the eyes, cures blur redness.
Rub black Tulasi Juice (few drops) on the hands and
feet of a person who has fainted.
For excessive spit in the mouth black leaves should
The juice of tulasi leaves can be used to bring down
fever. Extract of tulasi leaves in fresh water should
be given every 2 to 3 hours. In between one can keep
giving sips of cold water.
In children, it is every effective in bringing down
the high temperature. Tulasi is an important constituent
of many Ayurvedic cough syrups and expectorants. It
helps to mobilize mucus in bronchitis and asthma. Chewing
tulasi leaves relieves cold and flue.
For ear ache a few drops of tulasi extract, if instilled,
relieves the symptoms promptly.
The juice of fresh leaves, flower tops and slender roots
is a very good antidote for snake and scorpion bite.
Its oil is rich in vitamin C, carotene, calcium and
phosphorus. Besides, it has antibacterial, anti-fungal
and antiviral properties.
Ayurvedic tulsi preparations have significantly reduced
the symptoms of viral infection.
In diabetics it helps in lowering the blood sugar level.
Its anti-spasmodic property can be utilized to relieve
abdominal colic’s. The extracts are also helpful
in digestive disorders.
Tulsi leaves have properties similar to the currently
available anti-TB drugs like Streptomycin and Isoniazide.
Oil of tulasi has been used as a potent anti-malarial
drug. It also has mosquito repellent properties
It raises the human body immunity by increasing the
Tulasi has anti-fertility effect by reducing the estrogen
hormone levels in females and decreasing the sperm count
It is also useful for the treatment of ringworm.