Tulasi/ Holi basil is one of the powerful herb/leaf/ which is most widely used and popular herb in the category of herbs. In Ayurveda since thousands of years in the field of medical treatments this herb is used. It’s famously called queen of herbs or mother of medicines, because of its effectiveness and uses in several health issues as a remedy.
Some of the areas where the Tulasi herb are used
In natural/herbal remedies
In Ayurveda treatment
In some of the cooking and beverage making
As holy leaf to worshiping god

The Tulasi/ one such herb or plant not only used in medical terms or in herbal products, the whole world look at this herb as medically effective leaf, but in India and Indian people give more importance to tulasi have more values than this.
In India particular religion people believe it as a holy plant and worship this plant and these leaves are used for worshiping the god. Even in some house, Tulasi is a daily part of pooja. In India people believe Tulasi plant brings peace and happiness in home.
In Tulasi there are different types and they are mainly
Manjari tulasi
Krishna tulasi
Trittavu tulasi
Each category of Tulasi has its own values and importance in the medical and cultural field.
As we mentioned the tulasi herb as a queen of herbs…before using this herb, for some health problems, where we need to consult with health expertise of herbal medicines is because sometimes we don’t know how to use it but there are some of the situations we frequently use these leaves in our daily life without any expert consulting as a herb.

Because we believe we know the usage and health benefits of these leaves since our child hood, Especially in Indian family we use this tulasi on several situation as home remedy as quick and effective remedy like
When we have cold, cough we use it
We use it in herbal tea
We use it as a pain reliever
We use when we have fever it works as anti-biotic
We use when we have headache by using it in tea
Like in several time we would love to have this plant in our home not for only for the worshiping purpose, because of its effective and strong remedy qualities.
But in the other part of the world tulasi is believed and treated as one of medical assistant for different other major health issues. Tulasi has that capacity to cure many health issues by simple and effective ways.
Some of the tulasi health benefits

• Helps in getting rid of acne problem
• Balancing hormones and stress level
• Controlling the fever
• Helps in dental care
• Good source of vitamin K
• Helps in respiratory problem
• Helps in fighting cancer
• It is good for heart
• It helps in keeping sugar level in control
• Works as pain killer
These are the some of the health issues where we use this powerful herb Tulasi in the medical treatment, because of its anti-bacterial capacity and immunity power of the leaves.
If you want to know more about the health benefits and learn the tulasi remedies more effectively and expert way you can learn from this link where they explained the details of Tulasi as simple and effective way for home remedies.
Other than this Tulasi popularly used as
Home remedy for flu
Home remedy for headache
Home remedies for cold and cough
Home remedies for skin problem

Here we will discuss the the role of Tulasi herb/tulasi plant
The history of tulasi
The worshiping of tulasi by the Indians comes from the era of Vedic tradition. In Hindu culture, we believe that a home is complete home, when we have Tulasi plant in our home and this practice is going on since last 5000 years. Generally the Tulasi plant grows in the open ground, but nowadays due to lack of space we are keeping this plant in a pot or inside home only.
The Tulasi as queen of Medicine
As this tulasi herb popularly known as queen of medicine, because of its several health benefits we are using this in home remedies and herbal remedies.
The Tulasi as Antibiotic medicine
The Tulasi has the quality of anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-carcinogenic properties …which helps in fighting with several health issues for example fever, cold, flu etc.
The tulasi in beauty product
The tulasi is one of natural herb which helps us in our beauty enhancement. Tulasi nowadays is used in many beauty products like soaps, cream etc. which all help in …
Glowing skin
Skin care
Skin tightening
Treats oily skin
Pimple and acne remover
Overall benefits of Tulasi
Overall the Tulasi as it is known as mother of herb, according to me it is like a boon to us , because of its several health benefits and we know the importance of it and how useful this herb in our day to day life.
I hope you all might have used this herb in your life one or the other way…irrespective of caste religion, and country.

PS – The Home Remedies suggested here and on the links are for general information only and anybody willing to try these must consult a certified Ayurvedic practitioner before doing so. Although natural remedies do not cause severe side effects, some might be allergic to certain plants, nuts or oils and it is strongly recommended that these remedies have to be tried only after consulting with your doctor.

Thank you

Author's Bio: 

Mother Nature provides us all we need. And when it comes to our Health and well-being, it provides us even more. We at HealthAndNature.in believe in the famous saying “Health is Wealth”. There is nothing more important or valuable than our health. Good health is the real wealth. No matter how fit and healthy a person is, he or she is bound to experience many of the most common diseases.