तुलसी का पौधा
classification of ocimum sanctum
Species: O. tenuiflorum
Common name is sacred basil, holy basil.
It’s branched erect herb about 80cm high, and hairy all over.
Leaves:-leaves opposite, about 6cm long, margins entire.
hairy on upper as well as lower surface, dotted with minute glands.
About Flowers :- small, purplish or reddish , in small compact clusters on slender spikes.
Fruits :-Fruits small. Seeds yellowish or reddish.
About Location :- Mostly this plant grows in houses,
gardens and most probably in temples and often found as escape.
It is herb with one meter height. the stem and branches are purple in colour . the leaves are small ,aromatic purple in colour and bilibbed. seeds are very small shinning black.
Medicinal uses of ocimum sanctum
तुलसी के पौधे के औषधीय उपयोग
The leave are used for treating skin and bronchial problems. the oil which obtained from the leave has a good property of destorying insects and bacteria. few drops of leaf-juice are used for curing earache. decoction of leaves along with ginger and black pepper ,used in treating cough, cold and fever.
it is very useful in the making of ayurvedic cough syrup .In recently it uses in major ingredient in preparing cosmetics, soaps, shampoos, powders.
this plants seeds and leaves are medicinal.
From leaves oil obtained the property of that oil to destroying bacteria and insects.
the liquid of the leaves useful in bronchitis, digestive complaints,
it is applied locally on ringworm and other skin disease an exotic
east African of this genus namely guarke. It has been cultivated in India in Kashmir.
Utter Pradesh, west Bengal Mysur.
its seeds give internally, relive constipation and piles
position of ocimum sanctum
we can easily find that entire plant is aromatic