Family and images of Ocimum Sanctum (Tulsi)
Local and common name:-Tulsi
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.
Medicinal uses of Tulsi :-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