Health Benefits of Tulsi

  • 03 Aug 2020

Tulsi is the “Queen of Herbs” and the most sacred herb in India!

There are three variants of Tulsi which are Rama Tulsi, Krishna Tulsi and Vana Tulsi. Each of the variants has its own distinctive taste. The parts of Tulsi that’s generally used are its leaves, seeds and dried roots.

The extract obtained from Tulsi plant is used to cure various diseases such as common cold, inflammation, malaria, heart diseases, and many more.

Astro Ulagam found amazing health benefits of Tulsi just for you!


1) Fever and Common Cold

A decoction of the leaves boiled with cardamom powder in half a liter of water mixed with sugar and milk brings down the temperature of acute fever.


2) Cough and Respiratory Problems

A decoction of leaves with honey and ginger is an effective remedy for bronchitis, asthma, influenza and cold. Also, a decoction of leaves, cloves and salt relieves influenza.


3) Aids in Weight Loss

The leaves taken with homemade fresh curd helps in reducing excess weight and fights laziness by renewing your energy levels. It also facilitates new blood cell formation.


4) Helps to Get Rid of Bad Breath

You can chew a handful of leaves to prevent bad breath. This is particularly effective for smokers.


5) Anti-Cancer

Tulsi is anti-carcinogenic in nature and helps to treat some forms of cancer like breast cancer. It also restricts the blood vessels that feed tumors and inhibit the growth of oral cancer that is caused by tobacco.


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