International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Pharmacy | India | Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024 | Rating: 4.5 / 10

Ayurvedic Medicinal Importance of Tulsi

Pallavi More

Abstract: Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) is an omnipresent, multipurpose plant and regarded as holy plant in Hindu religion finds place in front of every Hindu household. This herb is a member of Lamiaceae family, well known for its spiritual, religious and medicinal importance in India. Scientific investigations of traditional belief of medicinal properties of Tulsi have got impetus mostly in the later part of the 20th century. Characteristically, the plant imparts a pungent, bitter, hot, light and dry effect indicating the presence of curative value. It is extensively famous and has been used since centuries in Ayurveda and Greek medicines owing to its beneficially diverse properties. For the treatment of bronchitis, illness, and pyrexia, tulsi leaf extracts are described in Indian medical literature. It is thought to be a widespread plant in India.

Keywords: Adaptogen, Ayurveda, holy basil, lifestyle, Ocimum sanctum, stress, tulsi

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 4, April 2024,

Pages: 264 - 265

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