The Queen Of Herbs- Top 5 Health Benefits Of Holy Basil

The Queen Of Herbs- Top 5 Health Benefits Of Holy Basil

In our modern society, we tend overwork, overschool and overthink ourselves into a tired stressed-out mess. Well, today is your lucky day. There’s a holy and revered herb that might be just for you!

Mala beads Holy Basil Sacred Ocimum gratissimum tenuiflorum Tulsi Tulasi beads temples
It’s called Holy basil is otherwise known as Tulsi or Tulasi. It is a close relative to the culinary basil everyone is so familiar with. However holy basil has a deeper history as a sacred herb and herbal medicine from India that is considered by the Hindus as one of the holiest plants known to man. Many Indian families have a holy basil plant located in the central courtyard or in the front of their house. It’s known as the queen of herbs because of its stress fighting and rejuvenating effects, above many other herbs.

 

Mala beads Holy Basil Sacred Ocimum gratissimum tenuiflorum Tulsi Tulasi beads temples

Everything that’s used to grow the plant also holds high esteem, from the pot, the soil and to the water. The wood of the plant is even made into special prayer beads called Malas. There are actually several different varieties of Tulsi all used for the same purpose. Being as it has been used for thousands of years, there must be something to this plant!

Here is top 5 health benefits of holy basil:

1. Stress Relief- Holy basil contains adaptogenic compounds that are being studied for reducing the damaging effects of stress. These compounds help your body lessen the effects that stress can have. Herbs like this are beneficial for people who have acute/chronic stress, exposure to environmental toxins and traumas of all kinds. These types of herbs are known as Adaptogens. Adaptogens are herbs that help you adapt to stress. 

2. Immune Support- Stress can play a big role in how the immune system functions. The more stressed the body is the more likely it is to become imbalanced. Since this herb helps with adapting to stress, it also contains phyto-chemicals that aid in supporting a healthy immune system, keeping your body strong against colds, flus, virus’ and bacteria.

3. Respiratory Support-This herb is also a well-known as a respiratory lung tonic. As an expectorant, it can help remove phlegm and obstructions from the lungs and throat. Tulsi shows promise in helping remove congestion due to the presence of essential oils eugenol, cineole and methyl chavicol.

4. Nervousness- Amazingly enough holy basil has a relaxing effect on the body and the mind! It can help people address nervous tension, agitation and even unhealthy sleeping patterns. It has no addictive qualities while also aiding in reducing nervous-related imbalances.

5. Dreaming- A little known secret in the herbal world is that holy basil can be used to enhance your natural ability to have lucid dreams. A great help for deep uninterrupted sleep. Which is perfect for the best dreaming. It has also been known to help people deal with recurring nightmares and night terrors. The happiest, healthiest people are those who sleep well!

Holy Basil Flowers Tulsi in Bloom Krishna Rama Vana Ocimum gratissimum sanctum tenuiflorum

Among other dream aspects, this herb is used to improve the health of your THIRD EYE! Whether you believe you have one or not. It's a metaphor or intention for cultivating your visionary capabilities, creativity, clairvoyance and Insight!

 

Now that you know about the queen of herbs, it's time to put her to good use and I hope you've enjoyed this valuable information!

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Thank you all so much for caring about yourselves, these plants, your environment and your communities. We appreciate the support, excitement and friendliness from all of you.

Dream Well,

The Dream Catcher Team

 

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