Commonly known as Holy Basil, tulsi, is an aromatic perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae. It is native to the Indian subcontinent and widespread as a cultivated plant throughout the Southeast Asian.
It is cultivated for medicinal and religious purposes, considered as one of the sacred plant in India. It is eaten raw or cooked, added to salads, used as flavoring, or made into tea. has a rich and fanciful history known since the Vedic age for its immense curative and multi-purpose utility.
Some of the basils are a rich source of key nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and phosphorus. It contains antioxidants like betacarotene that help in preventing cell damage. has been used extensively throughout its history in India as a supreme anti stress solution, used for claiming the distraught and dealing with long-term irritants.