Tulsi - Ocimum.basilicum

Tulsi,Ocimum sanctum,Medicinal plant
Tulsi plant can be grown at home. Its scientific name is Ocimum sanctum , Ocimum Basilicum. and Indian name is Tulsi. Its leaves are used in savoury dishes. Its a kind of sacred plant in India.
Ayurvedic practice recommends Tulsi in several formulations to enhance immunity and metabolic functions as well as in the management of respiratory problems (Shwas).
A decoction of the stlaks and leaves of Tulsi is a universal remedy in cases of malarial fever.

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Ann said...

I do love to grow them at home, but the chipmunks and squirells seems to love more than I do! :(