Tulsi, Holy Basil
Description: Ocimum sanctum, or holy basil, is an aromatic plant that is native to the tropics of Asia and Africa, and is widespread as a cultivated plant and weed.
It is a small shrub with many branches and strongly scented green leaves. The leaves are ovate and slightly toothed. The flowers are purplish to white.
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Common names: Holy basil, sacred basil, tulsi
Medicinal part: Leaves
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