Holy Basil Interactions Overview

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Holy Basil

Also known as
  • Ocimum tenuiflorum
  • Ocimum sanctum
Holy Basil Holy basil, also known as tulsi (which in Hindi means 'the incomparable one'), is an herb often used in Ayurvedic medicine. It has small, oval-shaped leaves that are typically light green in color, with a slightly bitter/spicy flavor. Holy basil has historically been used to treat a variety of ailments, including stress, anxiety, and respiratory problems. It is also used in traditional Hindu ceremonies. It is important to note that basil and holy basil are two different varieties of herb. While they are both members of the same plant family (Lamiaceae) and are used for similar purposes, they are distinct varieties with different flavors and uses. For example, basil has a slightly sweeter flavor than holy basil.
There are 205 drugs known to interact with Holy Basil

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