We supply all types of Tulsi (Rama and Shyama) dried leaves and panchang. Tulsi is an upright bushy shrub that grows up to 2 feet approx. It's hairy stems sprout oval leaves with serrated edges, and depending on the variety, range in color from light green to dark purple. The tulsi plant blooms erect purple or reddish flowers. It has a strong, pungent aroma and taste that is similar in all varieties. For cultivation, it is generally propagated through seeds.
Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum; Ocimum sanctum
English Name: Holy Basil, Sacred Basil
Hindi Name: Tulsi, Thulasi, Shyama Tulsi, Rama Tulsi, Krishna tulsi
Dry Leaf Color: Green
Physical conditions: Completely dried whole leaf (without dust and external matter)
Packing: In plastic bag or as per buyer’s requirement
Availability: Throughout the year
Digestive, Tonic, Stimulant, Demulcent, Germicidal, Fungicidal, Anti-bacterial, Anti-emetic, Anti-septic, Anti-cancer, Anti-oxidant, Anti-biotic, Anti-viral, Anti-carcinogenic, Stomachic.
Tulsi (Ocimum basilicum; Ocimum sanctum) is a widely grown, sacred plant of India. The natural habitat of Tulsi varies from sea level to an altitude of 2000m. This is a much branched annual herb which grows up to 30 to 60 cms in height. Leaves and stem are purplish in colour. Leaves are aromatic and oblong, obtuse or acute, serrate, and hairy. Flowers of Tulsi are small bilabiate with short life giving large number of seeds. Flowers are rarely longer than 5 mm, calyx tube bearded outside near base. Flower tube is hairy.
Medicinal Benefits/ Uses
Tulsi plant and its various parts are used to cure insect bite, fever, cardiac diseases, gynecological disorders, respiratory problems, skin disorders, etc. It is used as voice improver and acts as a germicide and bactericide. It is good blood purifier and regularizes digestive tract because of its light potency. It is good to prevent malaria and an effective pain killer. Tulsi seeds are useful in controlling of blood sugar and management of diabetes.
It is helpful in improving sperm count and skin disorders. It helps in relieving from fever, headache, sore throat, cold, cough, flu and chest congestion, respiratory ailments like chronic bronchitis, asthma. It resolves any kind of fever. It’s powerful anti-oxidant component ‘Eugenol’ protects heart by keeping blood pressure under control and lowering cholesterol levels.
Being a great diuretic and detoxifier it is great for the kidneys and modulate the immune system. An expectorant property makes it a great relief for coughs, cold, and other respiratory disorders including chronic and acute bronchitis. It helps to quit smoking and keeps skin and hair healthy and glowing, cures headache and stops the progression of breast cancer and oral cancer.