Tulsi-Basil Remedies

Tulsi (Basil) Herbal Remedies
[Ocimum tenuiflorum or Ocimum sanctum]
Here I am talking about some herbal treatments using tulsi. Tulsi is used for several minor ailments cure. Tulsi is also used for auspicious purposes also. So it is cultivated in the front garden of many houses. So it is readily available to use.

Tulsi and its medicinal uses

In the time of common cold and fever, a tulsi coffee gives so soothing to our throat. Mix few tulsi leaves, pepper and dry ginger. Put all these in a pot of one cup water and boil it. Add coffee powder. If you want add sugar for taste. Drink this decoction.

At the time of cold and fever to children give the juice of tulsi leaves. For this mash the tulsi leaves in a spoon. Get the juice and pour into mouth.

As you know tulsi can be used to cure pimples in the initial stages. Make a paste out of tulsi leaves and apply on the pimple area. This is a best cure for pimples.

For dandruff or hair loss tulsi can be used. For this mix the paste of tulsi leaves in coconut oil and boil it. Do not over boil. Use this oil for hot oil treatment on hair. If used once in a week for three months dandruff can be avoided. It will help hairloss.