I have many experiences and a good understanding of this herbal since my childhood. My grandpa used this amazing herbal always to make in medical recipes persons who came to get medicines for snake bites. Today I use this miracle herbal to make medicines for many ailments. I also remember My grandfather, mixed dried leaves with stored grains to repel insects.
It is a fragrant medicinal plant with the erect, many-branched shrub. It can be seen 30–60 cm tall hairy stems and green or purple leaves. It’s also known as “Tulsi” in India and Nepal. Holy basil contains oleanolic acid, ursolic acid, rosmarinic acid, eugenol, carvacrol, linalool, β-caryophyllene and etc.
01. Get rid of mosquitoes
Well-crushed holy basil is used as a remedy to get rid of mosquitoes by burning. It has been using in local homes for a long time. The smoke emanating from this can be toxic to mosquitoes. It is an excellent remedy to escape from mosquito bites by rubbing on the skin the leaves of the plant with the juice.
02. For cough
It is an excellent herbal plant to cure cough. The leaf is used to make recipes for cough in indigenous Ayurvedic treatment.
03. Treats for mucus problems
04. Venom Medicines
06. Pain relieve ability
07. Cures Skin blisters
08. Cancer Treatments
It’s a very good medicinal herb for suffering from cancer. It’s widely used to treat lung cancer and liver cancer in indigenous Ayurvedic medical remedies. As a simple treatment, We use the boiled leaf to drink instead of tea.
09. Common Fever and Virus fever
10. Stomach related problems
Species: O. tenuiflorum
Binomial name: Ocimum tenuiflorum