Tulsi also known as the “Queen of all herbs" is one of the oldest plants in the study of ayurveda. It has so many health benefits that from child to adult everyone has some or the other use in their body.
In traditional systems of medicine, different parts of tulsi — the leaves, stem, flower, root, seeds and even the whole plant have been recommended for the treatment of bronchitis, bronchial asthma, malaria, diarrhea, dysentery, skin diseases, arthritis, painful eye diseases, chronic fever, snake bites and scorpion stings
It helps to protect organs and tissues against chemical stress from industrial pollutants and heavy metals and physical stress from prolonged physical exertion, ischemia, physical restraint and exposure to cold and excessive noise.
- 2 cups- water
- 2-3 leaves of tulsi- (holy basil)
- 1/2 tsp. black pepper powder
- 1/2 tsp. dry ginger powder
- 1 tsp. jaggery
- Add 1 cup water to the pan, add tulsi leaves and ginger powder to it. Give it a brisk boil.
- Then add black pepper powder and jaggery.
- Allow the mixture to boil for 5 -10 minutes, till the flavor of tulsi and taste of jaggery is dominant in the liquid. Strain the mixture.
Serve it hot for adults and lukewarm for toddlers and kids