Tulsi, as Basil is commonly known, is a herb known for its Medicinal properties. It finds its mention in Ayurveda, and in Hindu Mythology, it is given the place of God, where it is worshipped regularly.It is a common known fact that Tulsi has n number of medicinal properties and common ailments like cough, fever , blood pressure can be cured with Tulsi.n
In a Nutshell,following are the benefits of having Tulsi. But one thing to be remembered is that Tulsi is to be swallowed and not chewed, because that will create problems for Teeths, if chewed.Also remember that Tulsi will benefit you more if taken 8-10 leaves empty stomach in the morning. And a gap of at least 30 minutes between swallowing Tulsi leavesand eating something more.
Among all the benefits of Tulsi available to the mankind,some of them can be put as follows:
1. All type of respiratory problems like Asthma, cough, Sinusitis,cold etc.
2 In Malaria and insect bites it is known to be a life saver.
3.Helpful in Arthiritis and Joint pains.
4 Helpful in Diabetes and checking blood sugar imbalances
5.Helpful in high B P.
6.Effective in cases of High cholesterol cases also.
7. Good in heart diseases.
8. Tulsi is also known to bring down fever also.
9.Persons who are leading a stressful life will do themselves a good job if they start taking Basil leaves/Tulsi leaves regularly because it is known to be a great stress buster.
10. Mouth freshener. PERSONS WHO ARE LEADING AN UNHEALTHY LIFE, GENERALLY SUFFERS FROM FOUL MOUTH SMELL.TAKING TULSI LEAVES REGULARLY WILL ACT AS A MOUTH FRESHENER FOR THEM IN ADDITION TO HELPING THEM GETTING RID OF STOMACH PROBLEMS.
Tea is a common beverage taken all over the world.But the normal tea we take usually results in acidity in individuals.And this tea is usually made in Aluminium utensils which results in all kinds of joint problems and weakening of Bones.Many of these problems can be avoided if utensils used are other than Aluminium ones.And Normal Tea should be replaced with Tulsi tea, method of preparing that is giving here.
Take one glass of water in utensil other than Aluminium. Put 5-7 leaves of Tulsi leaves,put it in the water and let it boil for at least 4-6 minutes till the colour of leaves comes in the water and tulsi fragnance comes in the air.And now, let the tea cool down and wow, Tulsi Tea is ready to drink. You can put Honey in it as per your taste.Please note that Honey is not to be taken with anything warm.