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30 Health And Beauty Benefits Of Basil You Should Know

30 Health And Beauty Benefits Of Basil You Should Know

The Holy Basil herb, also known as Tulsi, is one of the oldest and most used medicinal herbs. From thousands of years, it has provided the backbone to many treatments amongst Ayurveda physicians. It has also been revered for its spiritual potency and has been referred as “elixir of life” among ancient Ayurvedic texts. Basil contains a wide range of essential oils, rich in phenolic compounds and a wide array of other natural products including polyphenols such as flavonoids and…

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17 Reasons Why You Must Have A Tulsi Plant Even If You Live In An Apartment

17 Reasons Why You Must Have A Tulsi Plant Even If You Live In An Apartment

  Every evening across thousands of households in India a lamp is lit and placed beneath the tulsi plant. It is believed that doing this will protect the household from any kind of harm. The tulsi plant is kept in a traditional planter within the compound of the family home. As old homes made way for high rises, the tulsi plant lost its place. Yet, given the therapeutic properties of tulsi, you must make some space for it, even if…

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Adapt To Stress With Adaptogens by Cynthia War, Counselling Psychologist

Adapt To Stress With Adaptogens by Cynthia War, Counselling Psychologist

Have you ever asked yourself how you handle stress and fatigue? Do you deal with it by venting with friends or do you prefer keeping to yourself during these times? Do you use pick-me-ups like caffeine or sugar or are you the kind of person who sticks to eating leafy greens and fruit? Well, whatever you do to combat stress or fatigue, I hope it works for you. But for those of us who have tried but seen no result, there…

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