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Tulsi: An Herbal Medicine

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Tulsi is a plant that may be found all across India. In English, it’s called Holy Basil, and in Sanskrit, it’s called Tulasi. Tulsi is a densely branching plant with hair on all sides. It grows to a height of 75 cm to 90 cm. It bears leaves that are up to 5 cm long and have a circular oval shape. Tulsi belongs to the genus Ocimum. Plants in the genus Ocimum belong to the Lamiaceae family and are found throughout the world in tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate climates. These plants are known to produce essential oils that contain a variety of aromatic compounds, which is why Tulsi is renowned as the “Queen of Herbs”. Tulsi has a strong flavor and a pleasant aroma. It is the only plant capable of continuously absorbing carbon dioxide. It releases oxygen early in the morning, which is good to persons with respiratory problems. The Tulsi plant is extremely important to humanity because of the numerous medical benefits it gives. Tulsi leaves are commonly utilized in Ayurveda medication formulation.