Benefits of Tulsi – The Queen of Herbs

Hi Everyone!! Today, I will be sharing some amazing benefits of Tulsi for our health, skin and hair.

We all have seen Tulsi growing in the homes in pots or gardens. According to Hindu mythology, it is grown in the center of the courtyard of houses. This plant serves many medicinal and religious purposes.

What is Tulsi?

Tulsi is the most sacred plants in India. It is also called Holy Basil because of its spiritual properties. In Hinduism, it is regarded as an earthly manifestation of the Goddess Tulsi. It is also called as Vaishnavi means belonging to Lord Vishnu. The Tulsi with green leaves is called Shri-Tulsi. The Tulsi having purple leaves or dark green leaves is known as Shyama-Tulsi.

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Tulsi plant
Tulsi plant

Benefits Of Tulsi

Below are mentioned the benefits of tulsi for our health, skin and hair.

1. Boosts Immunity

  • Tulsi has anti-flu property.
  • It helps in improving the defense mechanism of our body.
  • For instance, it speeds up the process of recovery of the patient suffering from Swine Flu.
  • It can increase our body’s resistance and thus lowering the chances of contracting Swine Flu.

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2. Helps in Maintaining Healthy Heart

  • As Tulsi has Vit-C and other antioxidants like Eugenol so; it has the capacity to safeguard the heart from bad effects of free radicals.
  • It can lower the cholesterol level that ultimately prevents heart ailments leading to a healthy heart.

3. Cure For A Sore Throat

  • Tulsi can treat a sore throat easily.
  • Boil one cup of water and add some clean tulsi leaves in it and drink it. This will give relief to a sore throat.
  • This is one of the most effective benefits of tulsi.

4. Stress Reliever

  • Tulsi is an excellent anti-stress agent.
  • It can manage the cortisol level in the body which helps in maintaining the stress level.
  • During stress, it can regulate the circulation of blood and can also soothe the nerves.
  • This leads to reduced anxiety and stress levels.

5. Helps in Fighting Cancer

  • Though we cannot say that Tulsi can wholly act as a natural cancer treatment but, it can help in preventing cancer.
  • It has phytochemicals present in it like Eugenol, rosmarinic acid, etc that has the capacity to prevent various forms of cancer.
  • The Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics published a research in 2016 according to which, Tulsi can help to protect the body from the poisoning of radiations and can also help in healing the damage caused by radiation treatment. Isn’t one of the amazing benefits of Tulsi.

6. Natural Remedy For Controlling Diabetes

  • Today’s unhealthy lifestyle has given diabetes as a gift to lot many people in the world.
  • The biggest task for diabetic patients is to maintain their blood sugar level.
  • Tulsi is the best option to regulate the blood sugar level.
  • Hypoglycemic properties are found in its leaves which can lower the blood sugar levels in a natural way.

7. Can Soothe Migraine and Sinus Issues

  • Tulsi can be used as a natural remedy for migraine as it has sedative and disinfectant properties.
  • Especially, it can help to treat a headache which is because of sinus pressure.

8. Cures Respiratory Problems

  • I have tested it personally that Tulsi can cure a common cold and other respiratory problems.
  • I used to suffer from a common cold very often then I started chewing 3-4 tulsi leaves every morning (empty stomach) and 30 days of regular intake cured my common cold completely.
  • It can also cure fever and asthma as it has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties.

9. Excellent Mouth Freshener

  • Next on the list of amazing benefits of Tulsi is that it is an excellent natural mouth freshener and its freshness lasts for quite a long time.
  • It has the capacity to kill 99% of germs present in your mouth.
  • Moreover, it can also give you relief from toothache and gum inflammation.

Benefits Of Tulsi For Skin

10. Prevents Acne

  • Tulsi not only offers health benefits but it also offers benefits for the skin.
  • It has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties in it which help in purifying the blood.
  • This will not only help in preventing acne but also helps in removing blackheads and acne scars.

11. Cures Skin Diseases and Allergy

Tulsi plant
Tulsi plant
  • Next on the list of amazing benefits of Tulsi for skin is that its leaves can remove toxins from the blood leading to its purification.
  • This helps in giving a glow to the skin.
  • Make a paste of its leaves with rose water and apply on the affected areas.
  • This will help to cure skin diseases like allergy, sunburns, pimples, etc.
  • Regular intake of its leaves can also help in curing eczema as well.

12. Helps in Tightening Skin Pores

  • A lot of people are suffering from large pores on the skin.
  • To treat this, take the white portion of an egg, mix it with some tulsi leaves to make a paste and apply it on the large pores for 20 minutes and then wash off with cold water.
  • This will help in tightening skin pores.

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13. Gives Glow To Your Face

  • As discussed above, Tulsi has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties which help in purifying the blood.
  • This prevents acne, blackheads, pimples, etc leading to healthy skin and ultimately giving a glow to your skin.

Benefits Of Tulsi For Hair

14. Prevents Hair Loss

  • Tulsi promotes blood circulation in the scalp.
  • It also has anti-fungal properties which help in reducing itchiness and dandruff.
  • This, in turn, leads to a healthy scalp which further leads to less hair loss. Isn’t one of the amazing benefits of tulsi for hair?

15. Prevents Premature Graying Of Hair

  • Tulsi can fight premature graying of hair.
  • For this, you need to make a pack. Just mix tulsi leaves powder, amla powder along with water and make a paste.
  • Apply this paste on the scalp. Keep it for 40 minutes and then wash off with a mild shampoo.
  • Follow this regimen twice a week and feel the difference.

So these are 15 amazing benefits of Tulsi which can change our lives altogether.

Benefits of Tulsi - The Queen of Herbs

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This post shares some amazing benefits of Tulsi for our health, skin and hair. Do give this ‘Queen of Herbs’ a place in your garden.

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