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Health Benefits of Basil (Tulsi)!
« on: March 26, 2013, 10:28:49 AM »
Here are some of the medicinal uses and health benefits of basil (tulsi).

1. The leaves are a nerve tonic and also sharpen memory.
2. Fever, Common cold and flu: The leaves of basil are specific for many fevers and relieves cold and flu. Common pediatric
problems like cough cold, fever, diarrhea and vomiting respond favorably to the juice of basil leaves.
3. Water boiled with basil leaves can be taken as drink in case of sore throat. This water
can also be used as a gargle.
4. The herb is useful in the treatment of respiratory system disorder.
5. Basil has strengthening effect on the kidney.
6. Reduces the level of blood cholesterol.
7. Basil leaves are regarded as an anti-stress agent.
8. The leaves are quit effective for the ulcer and infections in the mouth.