ocimum tenuiflorum

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Anti-inflammatory plant makes a great healing tea that helps respiratory system. Leaves relax nerves, sharpen memory, strengthen the stomach and induce perspiration (helps you sweat). Removes phlegm/mucus from bronchial tube, bronchitis and asthma. Seeds help mucus membranes. Just chewing on Tulsi leaves relieves colds and flu. Also mix Tulsi leaves with cloves and sea salt for immediate help with flu. Reduces stress, boosts immunity, relieves inflammation, balances cholesterol, improves stamina, metabolism, eliminates toxins, protects against radiation, helps cleanse body of wastes, sinus infections, supports liver, helps gastric ulcers, calms stomach and digestive upset, helps heart, blood pressure, nervous system, blood sugar levels.
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Deighton, "Antimicrobial activity of Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) essential oil and their major constituents against three species of bacteria," Frontiers in Microbiology, vol.
50g of leaves and stems of Andrographis paniculata is dried and powdered along with 20g leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum. One spoon of the powder is added to 1 glass of water and the water taken after straining.
The terms in the title or abstract (MeSH and free search terms) alone or in combination searched were "Tulsi", "Tulasi", "Holy Basil", "ocimum sanctum", "Ocimum tenuiflorum", "Ocimum gratissimum", "ocimum", "Albahaca Morada" or combined with "clinical trial", "clinical", or "human".
OciBest is a standardized phytochemical composition derived from the plant Ocimum tenuiflorum. OciBest supports stress management, according to the company.
According to the Gor healer, for treatment of coughs, crushed leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum, Justicia adhatoda, and Clerodendrum viscosum were to be taken orally with honey.
On the other hand, a combination of the plants--Terminalia belerica, Terminalia chebula, Ocimum sanctum, Ocimum tenuiflorum, and Terminalia arjuna was used for treatment of a single affliction, namely pain in bones.
Together with Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ecbolium viride, Terminalia chebula, Tinospora cordifolia, and Nymphaea nouchali, the plant was used for treatment of allergy.
The anti-tussive activity of Ocimum tenuiflorum has been reported (Nadig and Laxmi, 2005), a plant used by the TMPs for treatment of coughs.
For instance, half teaspoonful of juice obtained from leaves of Ocimum tenuiflorum was advised to be given to children suffering from coughs and mucus, but the Kaviraj advised not to give this medication to children under one year age.