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Scientific name of Holy basil: Ocimum sanctum
Name of Holy basil in different languages:
Malayalam: Thulasi തുളസി, Krishnathulasi
Holy basil or Thulasi (Ocimum sanctum) is an aromatic sub-shrub, an erect; many branched, grow to 60 cm to 1m. tall, leaves are purplish green and strong scented, ovate, length up to 5 cm long and toothed.The stem is hairy, purple in color; flowers are purplish, elongate racemes. It is considered to a Holy plant in Hinduism, planting in front of the houses with special care in Thulasithara. It is known as the Queen of herbs.
Useful plant parts:
To treat skin problems, fever, common colds, infections, insect bites, malaria, dysentery,
How to prepare medicines:
Thulsi leaf and raw turmeric grind well apply of insect bite to reduce pain and poison, decoction of leaf gargling is useful to bad breath.