Basil (Tulsi) is one of the antidotes to poisonous snake or insect bites. It is traditionally being used as a sure-shot remedy for cold & flu. It is also very effective for problems affecting breathing such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and shallow breathing due to stress. Basil is used to help depression and insomnia caused by stress and anxiety. It eases aches and pains in muscles and joints and is effective in cases of gout. It is most effective when used to treat the mind,as it strengthens and brings clarity to thoughts. It is uplifting and is a tonic to the nervous system.
Now Dr. Urjita Jain brings Basil oil specially made to soothe and cure all thses symptoms of cold, asthma or bad mood. It is also used to ward off mosquitoes.
- Cephalic (head related)
- Emmenagogue (stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus)
Effects on Tridoshas
It balances all inflamed doshas.
Aromatherapy oils can be used by following methods.
Massage – Mix 10 to 30 drops of aromatherapy oil in 50 ml base oil (Til oil, corn oil etc.) and massage on affected part.
Bath – Add 2 to 4 drops of aromatherapy oil in one bucket warm water (app. 25 lit.) and take bath.
Use as per your physician's or aromatherapist's advice.
Reduce the number of aromatherapy oil drops to half or one forth (according to age) in children below twelve years. Do not use aromatherapy oils in children below one year.
There are no known side effects of these oils but make sure you use according to your aromatherapist's advice only.
Tulsi Leaf and Flora