Saturday, 31 December 2011


["BRINDA' - Group, "VANAM" - Garden]

Medicinal : All these plants are used in ayurvedic preperations. Even the dried plant is used in Yagnas and homas.
Spiritual : Signified Devotion - modestly it gives itself without seeking for anything in return.
Only two varieties of Tulsi are very much popular, but there are few more other varieties.
All the Tulsi varieties in general posses the following qualities:

- Relieves from STRESS
- Purifies air( ANTI-POLLUTANT)
- Gives out oxygen 24 hours

- Antiseptic
- Detoxifies
- Cures skin diseases
- Good for hair
- Good for teeth and digestion too
S.No.Botanical name
Common name
1.Ocimum sanctumKrishna Tulsi
2.Ocimum gratissimumRama Tulsi, Nimma tulsi
3.Ocimum tenuiflorumVishnu Tulasi
4.Ocimum kilimandscharicumKarpura Tulsi
5.Ocimum basilicumVibhudhi/Bhoo Tulsi, Kamakasturi, Rudra-jada, Sabja
6.Ocimum americanumVana/Aranya Tulsi, Kuppa/Kukka tulsi

Ocimum sanctumOcimum gratissimum
Ocimum tenuiflorumOcimum kilimandscharicum
Ocimum basilicumOcimum americanum
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