Herb in Focus: Holy Basil - Tulsi

Posted on 06 July 2015 by Leonie Satori

Traditional usage of this herb focuses around the lower respiratory system, with historical usage of Holy Basil for asthma, cough and bronchitis, plus also use during cold or influenza. The authoritative text on Ayuvedic medicine – Charaka Samhita refers to Tulsi or Holy Basil as the 'elixir of life'.