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Title : Benefits of Holy Basil Tulsi ke patte

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Holy basil or Tulsi a plant commonly found in our backyard or as a potted plant on the windowsill, is a highly fragrant plant whose green leaves and purple flowers are used as a seasoning herb for many different types of foods.It is widely known for its religious and medicinal purposes.The leaves of the plant are considered as a nerve tonic and also as a  memory booster. They also strengthen the s

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Holy basil or Tulsi a plant commonly found in our backyard or as a potted plant on the windowsill, is a highly fragrant plant whose green leaves and purple flowers are used as a seasoning herb for many different types of foods.It is widely known for its religious and medicinal purposes.The leaves of the plant are considered as a nerve tonic and also as a  memory booster. They also strengthen the stomach and induce copious perspiration.The seeds of the plant are mucilaginous.Tulsi protects against and reduces stress, enhances stamina and endurance, increases the body's efficient use of oxygen, boosts the immune system, slows aging, and provides a rich supply of antioxidants and other nutrients.  

Tulsi is regarded in Ayurveda as a kind of "elixir of life" and believed to promote longevity. It's a Magical Cure for Diabetes. Its leaf helps to build up insulin in the human body so it is commonly known as insulin plant in India.Inclusion of this ingredient in your daily diet will  bestow an amazing number of health benefits. They can be consumed both raw or cooked.

Other health benefits include:

Skin Disorders: Applied locally, basil juice is beneficial in the treatment of ringworm and other skin diseases. It has also been tried successfully by some naturopaths in the treatment of leucoderma.

Insect repellent:
For centuries, the dried leaves have been mixed with stored grains to repel insects.

Children's ailment: Common pediatric problems like cough cold, fever, diarrhea and vomiting respond favourably to the juice of basil leaves.

Glowing complexion: Rub dried leaves of tulsi just as you rub some powder on your face. This will improve your facial skin.A paste of Tulsi leaves helpsin controlling acne and pimples.

Controls blood glucose levels: Daily consumption of the leaves of this plant results in lowering  the blood glucose levels.

The leaves when chewed after meals acts as a digestive, and when taken before and after cold water bath controls temperature in the stomach and prevents cold.

If sprinkled over cooked food and stored water, tulsi leaves prevent bacterial growth.

To feel rejuvinated enjoy a warm cup of invigorating basil tea by infusing chopped basil leaves in boiling water for eight minutes.

Besides, you can soak some tulsi leaves in four cups of water for two hours, filter the solution and drink half a cup of the infusion three times in a day.

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