Tulsi: The queen of herbs | Benefits of Plant Tulsi

by Ananya Gupta January 12, 2022

Tulsi: The queen of herbs | Benefits of Plant Tulsi

Tulsi is the most sacred plant on earth in the ancient Vedic Puranas. Even today most Indian households have tulsi as a part of their daily lives. Tulsi is often present on auspicious days in Indian culture like weddings, pujas and festivals. 

That is not all why tulsi is important, apart from its spiritual significance tulsi holds an important position in ayurveda because of its medicinal properties. 

Due to its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antitussive (cough-relieving) and anti-allergic properties, tulsi has been a go to home remedy for cold, fevers and flu in Indian households for centuries. 

In olden times tulsi was also used as an antiseptic for wounds. Next time you are out of your antiseptic lotion, paste of tulsi leaves can do the trick.

Taking tulsi with tea or warm water helps with calming your mind which reduces stress and can also help with insomnia. 

Tulsi’s kapha balancing properties are highly beneficial in helping with indigestion and reducing asthamatic symptoms. 

Tulsi also has rasayana (rejuvenating) properties which when added to your diet on daily bases boosts your immunity. During this pandemic this can be very useful to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy. 


Ananya Gupta
Ananya Gupta

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