8 amazing health benefits of Tulsi

Author Pallavi Sawant Last Updated: Friday, 25 November 2016 (16:42 IST)
Helps to keep skin healthy and glowing

Basil leaves are rich in vitamin C, carotene, Calcium and phosphorous and is good for your skin. It reducing blemishes and keeping the skin young and fresh. Make a face pack of leaves mixed with rosewater to give the skin a healthy glow.
 
Relieves headaches
 

Due to its pain relieving and decongestant properties, tulsi can help in reducing headaches, migraines and sinusitis. Drink a cup of piping hot organic tulsi tea or a facial steam of dried basil leaves can effectively reduce your migraine.
 
Apart from these awesome health benefits, tulsi also helps the environment. This gives out ozone for four hours, and oxygen for 20 hours which absorbs harmful gases like carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and sulphur from the environment keeping the air healthy for breathing.
 
Makes sense planting it in your little window garden, doesn’t it?

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[ Author is a Nutritionist ]
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