Amrita Majumdar1, Bhavay Thakkar2, Shobhit Saxena3, Pradeep Dwivedi4* and Vijaya Tripathi5
1Quality Control Head, Nutrelis Agro Foods, India
2R and D Head, Nutrelis Agro FOODS, India
3Quality Assurance Head department, Nutrelis Agro Foods, India
4CEO and Founder, Nutrelis Agro Foods, India
5R and D head, Nutrelis Agro Foods, India
*Corresponding Author: Amrita Majumdar, Quality Control Head, Nutrelis Agro Foods, India.
Received: July 19, 2023; Published: August 09, 2023
Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) also known as holy basil, is a sacred herb in India and is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine. Tulsi, also known as Holy Basil, has been used for centuries due to its medicinal properties and its ability to enhance health and well-being. It possesses remarkable analeptic effects that promote healing of both the mind and body. Tulsi is abundant in antioxidants and exhibits anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and immunomodulatory properties. It is commonly employed for treating various ailments, such as respiratory infections, digestive issues, and skin disorders. Additionally, it is renowned for its capacity to alleviate stress and anxiety, enhance cognitive function, and support longevity. Tulsi is a versatile herb available in different forms, including tea, capsules, and extracts. It can also be applied topically for skincare purposes or used in aromatherapy to induce relaxation and reduce stress. Extensive research has indicated numerous health benefits associated with tulsi, including its ability to reduce inflammation, improve cardiovascular health, and lower the risk of certain types of cancer. Furthermore, it has been found to positively influence the immune system, thereby bolstering overall health and wellness. In conclusion, Tulsi is a potent herb offering a broad spectrum of health benefits. Its versatility and effectiveness have made it a popular choice among those seeking to enhance their overall health and well-being.
Keywords: Tulsi; Anti- Inflammatory; Analeptic Effect; Antioxidant; Antimicrobial; Immunomodulatory
Citation: Pradeep Dwivedi., et al. “Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum): Health Benefits and Nutritional Wonders". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.9 (2023): 16-21.
Copyright: © 2023 Pradeep Dwivedi., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.