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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.