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Diversified potentials of Ocimum sanctum Linn (Tulsi):An exhaustive survey

  title={Diversified potentials of Ocimum sanctum Linn (Tulsi):An exhaustive survey},
  author={Ekta Singh and Sheel Sharma and Jaya Dwivedi and Sanjay Kumar Sharma},
  journal={Journal of Natural Product and Plant Resources},
Ocimum sanctum (also tulsi, tulasA«, or Holy Basil is an aromatic plant in the family Lamiaceae which is native throughout the old world tropics and widespread as a cultivated plant and an escaped weed. Tulsi is cultivated for religious and medicinal purposes, and for its essential oil. It is widely known across South Asia as a medicinal plant and an herbal tea, commonly used in Ayurveda, and has an important role within the Vaishnavite tradition of Hinduism, in which devotees perform worship… 


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