Happy Friday everyone!
Sorry I wasn’t around last week with a new edition. A lot of you messaged me wondering when the new edition would be back, and as requested here it is!
This week I am giving you the skinny on the queen of herbs, Tulsi, otherwise known as Basil in English.
In India Tulsi, Holy Basil, or Thai Basil, which are native of the country, is considered one of the best herbs for healing the mind, body and spirit.
Tulis is part of the mint family and is rich in many nutrients that contribute to your health and beauty.
Not only used in various cooking, but it is an important herb in the world of Ayurveda for its diverse healing properties.
Let check out what Tulsi has got!
Health & Beauty Benefits of Tulsi:
Cough And Respiratory Problems
Chewing Tulsi leaves helps to cure the cough and flu by mobilizing mucous in bronchitis and asthma attacks.
The natural antiseptic nature of the leaves help with cuts, ulcers and other types of wounds.
Basil leaves have the great sources of antioxidants and other great phytonutrients. Phytonutrients like vicenin and orientin are effective in protecting chromosomes as well as cell structures from oxygen-based damage and radiation. You just need to include basil in daily diet to have good cell structures.
Improve your Immune System:
Basil leaves are rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Eating fresh basil can strengthen the body part’s function and increase the level of antibodies in our body up to 20 percent.
Problems like acidity, constipation and flatulence can also be cured with Tulsi leaves. It supports the digestive system and makes you feel less bloated and more comfortable. It also helps people suffering from vomiting and lack of appetite.
Rids Blackheads, Pimples and Acne:
It purifies the blood and eliminates the toxins, thus healing and preventing eruptions on skin.
When pounded down and the naturals oils are released, this herb can help even out skin tone.
When mixed with something such as an egg, the disinfectant nature of Tulsi combined with the egg will help prevent infections on the face and tighten the skin.
Treats a Dry Scalp:
By purifying the blood and eliminating the toxins, thus healing and preventing eruptions on skin.
Helps with Weight Loss:
Basil has the ability to lower the cortisol levels because it can act as an adaptogen that reduces stress and decreases cortisol levels.
Try an easy home remedy today to help with your health and beauty needs.
A great beginner remedy would be crushing the leaves down in a mortar pestle and applying to the face as a spot treatment for acne or scars.
Super easy and quick! Let the natural oils and antiseptic nature of the leaf cure you!
Hope you all enjoyed this post!
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