|Latin Name||Ocimum Sanctum|
|Sanskrit Name||Surasa, Krsnatulasi, Bana Tulasi|
|English Name||Holy Basil|
Tulasi, Tulsi, Vishnu Tulasi, Tulas, Thiru Theezai, Raihan
For overall protection In Hindu tradition Holy basil is consider as a holy plant. Holy basil is an important part of Ayurvedic categories of Rasayana that supports the normal function of the whole body. It offers a wide range of health benefits, mostly in aiding the functioning of the respiratory system. Holy Basil contains tritepinoid, volatile oil (eugenol & carvacrol), ursolic acid, vitamin C, carotene, calcium, phosphate, linoleic acid, lionolenic acid, Holy basil helps promote healthy respiratory, digestive, immune and nervous system. It is beneficial in respiratory tract infections because of its anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-allergic properties.