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- Product Code: HIMA108
- Weight: 60.00 Gram(s)
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Latin Names Ocimum sanctum Linn. /
Ocimum tenuiflorum Linn.
English Name Holy Basil
Sanskrit / Indian Names Tulasi, Vishnu priya
Ocimum sanctum is an erect, herbaceous, much-branched, soft, hairy annual with purple or crimson flowers.
The leaves yield a volatile oil containing eugenol which possesses antibacterial and insecticidal properties. An aqueous decoction of the whole dried plant is reported to lower blood sugar levels. The juice of the leaves possesses diaphoretic, antiperiodic, stimulating and expectorant properties. It is used in catarrh and bronchitis. It is applied to the skin in ringworm and other cutaneous diseases.
The plant increased physical and mental endurance and increased tolerance in animals to physical, chemical, biological and emotional stress. The drug was found to possess anti-asthmatic and anti-rheumatic effect. This drug was also a potent anti-stress agent, superior to Eleuthero coccus and Panax ginseng. The drug exhibited potent anti-asthmatic effect in experimental models. The juice of this plant exhibited potent anti-viral activity.
The aqueous leaf extract exhibited a complete inhibition of the growth of all the three tested Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains.
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A herb that promotes optimum respiratory support. Tulasi has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, expectorant properties and is useful in respiratory tract infections. It helps during respiratory stress.
1 capsule twice a day before meals with water.
Please maintain an hour's gap between intake of our products and other allopathic drugs.
* Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above.
The chromatograph is representative of the quality and consistency of the drug. Every single capsule of Himalaya Pure Herbs has identical chromatographs, indicative of highest standards of quality maintained by us. The pure herb bought by you anywhere in the world provides you with the same goodness.
Joshi, C.G. and Magar, N.G., Antibiotic activity of some Indian medicinal plants, J.scient.ind.Res., 1952,11B, 261.
Grover,G.S. and Rao, J.T., Investigations on the antimicrobial efficiency of essential oils from Ocimum sanctum and Ocimum grattissimum, Parfum. Kosmet., 1977, 58, 326.