International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Pharmacy | India | Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024 | Rating: 4.7 / 10


The Pharmacotherapeutic Activity of Ocimum Sanctum (Tulasi) - A Review

Prabha Rajaram Dabhade


Abstract: Tulsi (Ocimum santum L.), which is native to the Indian subcontinent, is highly revered for its therapeutic use in both ayurveda and siddha medicine. Ocimum sanctum Linn. (Tulasi), a sacred and traditional medicinal plant of India which possesses innumerable health benefits and therefore regarded as the ?Elixir of Life?, ?Incomparable one? ?Machless one? and ?Queen of Herbs?. Many research and studies suggest that Tulasi may be a COX-2 inhibitor, like many modern painkillers, due to its significant amount of eugenol. The research suggests that tulsi is a potential therapy option for way of life and is stronger than conventionally utilised methods.


Keywords: Tulasi, Lamiaceae, Ocimum sanctum, Pharmacotherapeutic activity, Taxonomical studies


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 2, February 2024,


Pages: 878 - 880


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