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Four benefits of Tulsi that will blow your mind

Tulsi is an important part of our households, and also have several health benefits. It also have medicinal benefits. Here are a few of the mind blowing benefits of Tulsi,

Treats fever

It has anti-bacterial and antibiotic properties and thus has the capability to cure common infections which include fever. Boil a few leaves of tulsi along with powdered cardamom in half litre water and let it simmer till it reduces to half quantity. Mix this decoction with sugar and milk and have a sip of it once in every two to three hours.

Good for diabetes

With antioxidants and essential oils that produced caryophyllene, eugenol and methyl, it can all help the pancreatic beta cells, which store and release insulin, function better. This, in its turn helps increase the sensitivity to insulin. This lowers ones blood sugar levels and treats diabetes.

Great for heart

The eugenol in tulsi helps protect the heart and keeps one’s blood pressure under control. It also lowers their cholesterol levels. Chew few leaves of tulsi on an empty stomach to prevent heart ailments. Chewing a few leaves of tulsi on an empty stomach everyday can both prevent and protect any heart ailments.

Beats stress

By maintaining optimum cortisol levels, it helps in beating stress. Its leaves help in soothing nerves, regulating blood circulation and in beating free radicals produced during stress. Chewing 10-12 leaves helps in alleviating stress.