Tulsi or holy Basil is an integral part of any Indian household. Apart from its cultural importance, it is abundant with health benefits. Here are some of our favourite tulsi remedies that you can try at home:
- Inhaling the steam from a fresh cup of tulsi tea before sipping will clear your sinuses.
- Consumption of tulsi on a regular basis helps lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
- Tulsi is also an excellent aid in reducing stress and anxiety.
- Add tulsi to yogurt or sandalwood powder, rosewater and olive oil to make a batch of a relaxing face mask which is great for treating blackheads and acne.
This was just the tip of what is an iceberg of tulsi’s copious benefits and perhaps this is why each of us are introduced to it’s merits right at birth in forms such as tulsi infused charnamrut -holy water, because as water is crucial for sustenance, tulsi is crucial for good health.