Basil (Tulsi) can provide Vitamins, Minerals, and a range of Antioxidants. Leaves are rich in vitamins A, C and K and Minerals like Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron and Potassium. It also has a good amount of Protein and Fibre.
Natural Immunity Booster
Basil is rich in Vitamin C and Zinc. It thus acts as a Natural Immunity booster and keeps Infections at bay. It has immense Anti-bacterial, Antiviral and Anti-fungal properties which protect us from a variety of infections. Basil leaf extract increases the T helper cells and natural cell activity, boosting the Immune System.
Reduces Fever (antipyretic) & Pain (analgesic)
Basil has Antibacterial and Anti-viral properties which help to fight Infections, thus reducing Fever. As an Adaptogen with Anti-inflammatory and Antioxidant properties, Holy Basil provides many benefits. It can even help people with Arthritis or Fibromyalgia. The fresh juice of Basil taken with Black Pepper powder cures Periodic Fevers. consumption of Basil leaves boiled with powdered Cardamom(elaichi) in half a liter of Water and mixed with Sugar and Milk, it is effective in reducing temperature.
Reduces Cold, Cough & Other Respiratory Disorders
Camphene, Cineole, and Eugenol present in Basil helps reduce Cold and Congestion in the Chest. It effectively liquefies the Phlegm and is effective for Cough due to Allergic Bronchitis, Asthma and Eosinophilic Lung Disease. Juice of Basil leaves mixed with Honey and Ginger is effective on Respiratory Diseases.
Reduces Stress & Blood Pressure
Basil contains compounds Ocimum Sides A and B. These compounds reduce Stress and balance the Neurotransmitters, Serotonin and Dopamine in the Brain. It is also beneficial for Headache, Stress ,Anxiety, Depression, and Lack of Sleep.