Health Benefits of Tulsi


Tulsi is known as Holy basil commonly found a plant in India. In Ayurveda, It is known to be an age-old ingredient. This herb is widely used in Ayurvedic medicines to treat several health-related disorders as well as beauty hacks. This ancient herb is considered to be a holy plant and in Hindu culture, this is worshipped by people.

While some persons may not be aware of the importance of worshipping this holy plant, but most Indian households grow this plant. The Tulsi plant has an abundance of medicinal properties and is said to have the power to cure several diseases. Most people believe that leaves of tulsi herb have health benefits but the important fact to know that each part of this holy herb has amazing health benefits, including the seeds of the tulsi plant. The nutritional value is high and works as a great health tonic or supplements to keep one’s body healthy and makes a person fit.

Tulsi having multiple therapeutic uses including, antimicrobial, adaptogenic, anti-inflammatory, cardio protective, and has immunomodulatory effects. The therapeutic actions include metabolic disorders, cardiovascular disorders, boost immunity, and neurocognition. It has no adverse action reported by researchers. Tulsi shows effective results for lifestyle-related chronic diseases including metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and psychological stress

Tulsi is a highly revered culinary and medicinal aromatic plant from the family Lamiaceae that is an indigenous plant to the Indian subcontinent and been used in Ayurvedic treatment for more than 3000 years. As per Ayurveda system, tulsi is often known as an “Elixir of Life” or queen of herbs as it posses healing powers and has been known to treat many different common health conditions

There are commonly three types of Tulsi:

  • Ocimum tenuiflorum (or Ocimum sanctum L.) includes 2 phytochemically and botanically distinct cultivars that consist of Rama or Sri tulsi (having green leaves) and Krishna or Shyama tulsi (having purplish leaves)
  • Ocimum gratissimum is a third type of tulsi known as wild/forest or vana tulsi (consist of dark green leaves

Tulsi herb originally belongs to India but now grows in West Africa, Australia, and some Middle Eastern countries.

  • Botanical name: ocimum sanctum linn, ocimum tenuiflorum
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Hindi name: tulsi
  • English name: Indian basil/holy basil/sacred basil
  • Sanskrit name: gouri, nagmata, bhutaghni, bhutapriya

Medicinal properties:

  • Rasa (taste)- katu (pungent), tikta(bitter)
  • Guna (qualities){-
  • Laghu(lightness), rooksha(dryness), teekshana(piercing)
  • Vipaka – katu – undergoes pungent taste conversion after digestion
  • Veerya- ushana- hot potency
  • Effect on tridoshas- vatahara, kaphahara- balances Vata and Kapha doshas, pittavardhini- increases Pitta doshas

Benefits of tulsi:

  • In type 2 diabetic patients, adding tulsi in your diet can help to alleviate the symptoms of diabetes. it posses blood sugar levels regulating properties.
  • Tulsi has anti-inflammatory properties and is packed with antioxidants which help in relieving joint pain and inflammation of any type. It is best used by people with arthritis. Just consume a cup of tulsi tea or tulsi oil for local applications.
  • Tulsi has calming properties and it provides sootiness to your stomach and digestive system. It improves one’s gut and makes it healthy and also reduces the side effects induced by stress-related stomach ulcers.
  • Holy basil is best used to treat wounds and infections since ancient times. It posses antiviral,antibacterial, analgesic and antifungal properties as well as anti-inflammatory properties. It accelerates the process of healing the wounds and reduces its painful effect. You can also use it to treat acne or mouth ulcers or a throat infection.
  • The leaves of tulsi act as a nerve tonic and also boost memory power.
  • A poultice of tulsi is applied to get rid of fever, cold and flu. Tulsi is one of the main constituents of many Ayurvedic cough syrups and expectorants. Tulsi leaves can BE Chewed to relieves cold and flu symptoms.
  • For gargling in case of sore throat, Warm Tulsi water is good.
  • Consuming Tulsi mixed with honey and ginger shown amazing results to reduce the risk of respiratory problems.
  • It helps to strengthen the kidney power and is useful against cardiac diseases. It helps to reduce blood cholesterol levels.
  • Tulsi acts as an anti-stress agent.
  • Tulsi has been traditionally used to cure respiratory disorders, sore throats, insect bites, kidney stones, mouth infections, stress and heart diseases.Tulsi balances Kapha doshas and as such is useful to relieve excessive sputum production.
  • It has anti-microbial properties. The tulsi herb is one of the most useful anti-viral herbs of Ayurveda.
  • It relieves a lack of appetite and improves the taste by stimulating the digestive fire as it has hot potency with sharp properties.
  • It acts as cardiac tonic and helps to relieve cholesterol which gets deposited in the walls of arteries due to its anti-Kapha and sharp nature.
  • Due to its Vata and Kapha balancing effect, it is useful in the treatment of chronic respiratory disorders like asthma, colds coughs and also repeated hiccups.
  • It relieves vomiting and nausea.
  • It relieves gas accumulation due to its Vata pacifying properties, and thus relieves the pain in the flank areas.
  • It is useful in skin disorders with symptoms like itchiness due to its Kapha pacifying effect. for itching, Kapha doshas are responsible for many skin diseases.
  • It is useful in kidney and stones in the gall bladder
  • It is a natural detoxifying herb
  • It is useful in eye infectious disorders.
  • It is an adaptogenic herb and is very useful in stress-related issues.
  • Tulsi helps to detoxify the skin if one has unhealthy skin and often deals with skin problems and infectious diseases, one can keep your skin clean and healthy and also treats skin diseases
  • Tulsi is useful in combating dandruff, itching of the scalp and the excessive hair loss as it has Kapha and Vata pacifying properties.
  • An extract of fresh leaves of tulsi is prepared. In both nostrils add two drops of this juice on an empty stomach. It is useful to relieve headaches related to sinusitis.
  • Chewing one or two leaves of holy basil leaves daily helps to relieve bad breath or halitosis by improving digestion.


CAC Amrit Tulsi Ras

CAC Amrit tulsi ras is Holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) or tulsi is a powerful herb that has been used in Ayurveda and other traditional medical treatments in India for thousands of years. The small holy basil shrub with tiny flowers is considered a sacred plant in India. It was believed that the holy basil leaves had potent powers to flush out toxins from the body. People have tulsi water (water which has tulsi leaves soaked overnight) or chew on a tulsi leaf to improve overall health. Several health products are available with tulsi extracts to help treat cold, cough, and the flu.

Holy basil is incredibly beneficial for our health, primarily due to the unique composition, containing, flavonoids, nerol, etc. This rich blend of organic compounds delivers several health benefits.

Tulsi ras is very effective for

  • Acne
  • Asthma
  • Inflammation
  • Respiratory issues
  • Lower your chances of heart diseases.


  • Antioxidants,
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Antiviral
  • Antiseptic
  • Anti flu
  • Antibiotic
  • Anti-inflammatory

EACH 10 ml contains extracts of the following

  • Ocimum santum- 2.5 ml
  • Ocimum gratissimum 1.0ml
  • Ocimum canum 1.5ml
  • Ocimum basilicum 2.0ml
  • Ocimum citriodorum 1.0ml


Take 1 DROP of CAC Amrit tulsi ras in a glass of water/tea 4-5 times a day.


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