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Usage of Holy Basil for Various Aspects

  title={Usage of Holy Basil for Various Aspects},
  author={Raaz K. Maheshwari and B. Rani and R. Yadav and M. Prasad},
The unique chemistry of Tulsi is highly complex. Tulsi contains hundreds of beneficial compounds known as phyto-chemicals. Working together, these compounds possess strong antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, adaptogenic, and immuneenhancing properties that promote general health and support the body's natural defense against stress and diseases. The essential oils in the leaves of Tulsi that contribute to the fragrance and refreshing flavor of Tulsi Tea, are a particularly rich source of… Expand
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