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Surprising Health Benefits Of Drinking Tulsi Tea

Now, most of us would be aware of the famous tulsi leaves, right? In India, the tulsi plant is considered to be holy and is grown in front of many houses and is also worshiped!

Have you ever wondered why so many people, even during the ancient times, believed that tulsi, or the holy basil, was supposed to be powerful?

Well, it is because tulsi is a plant that comes with numerous, powerful medicinal qualities that has treated and cured many ailments, over the years.

Even in the ancient medicinal system of Ayurveda, tulsi is one of the most commonly used herbs during the preparation of medicines.

We all realise how important it is to stay healthy, because, spending our precious time and hard earned money on doctors can be rather painful!

So, for ailments that can be treated right at home, naturally, it is best to use natural remedy.

Tulsi tea, which is available in most Ayurvedic stores, comes with certain surprising health benefits; have a look at them!


1. Controls Blood Sugar Levels

Drinking basil tea, without sugar can control your blood sugar level and prevent diabetes, as it contains polyunsaturated fatty acids.


2. Treats Depression

Drinking tulsi tea can also treat the symptoms of depression, as the potassium content in it can increase the serotonin levels in your brain.


3. Prevents Skin Ageing

You can maintain a youthful skin, devoid of wrinkles for a longer time, if you drink tulsi tea, as the antioxidants present in it can rejuvenate your skin cells.


4. Treats Flu

Tusli tea is one of the best remedies used to treat flu symptoms, as it is a natural analgesic that can reduce infection to a great extent.


5. Prevents Heart Diseases

With the high amount of antioxidants and beta-carotenes present in tulsi, drinking tulsi tea on a regular basis can render a healthy flow of blood to your heart.


6. Treats Kidney Stones

Drinking tulsi tea on a regular basis, along with a healthy diet, can help reduce kidney stone accumulation, as the enzymes in tulsi tea can help detoxify your kidney.


7. Prevents Digestive Disorders

Tulsi tea is excellent to promote a healthy digestion and prevent digestive diseases, as it has an anti-inflammatory enzymes that soothe your intestines.

Story first published: Saturday, January 21, 2017, 14:30 [IST]
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