Health Benefits of Tulsi (Holi Basil) for Kids

Tulsi leaves (also known as Holi Basil) can help to cure many health diseases in both adults and kids. Many people are aware that Tulsi leaves or holy basil has remedial power. It is one of the best medicinal basils discovered till now. Tulsi has several medicinal properties and is a very important herb particularly in Ayurveda and Naturopathy. Tulsi has essential oils which effectively act on respiratory system and helps fight pollution to some extent. There are many more benefits and it is advisable to make it a habit of your child to have few leaves of Tulsi every day. The following are the some of the major health benefits of Tulsi.
Great for Healing skin problems: Mixing Tulsi with bathing water or by simply washing your child’s face with it will keep your child away from all kinds of skin infections. Just by rubbing Tulsi leaves on your child’s body will save him or her from mosquito bites and even make other insects stay away.

Boosts the immunity: Holy basil has powerful healing and medicinal properties. You can boil some basil leaves in water, and let your child drink this every morning. It is a safe way to boost their immune system.

Good dental health: Tulsi has the power to fight bacteria that develops in children’s mouth. These bacteria, if not treated on time, leads to dental issues like tartar, plaque, bad breath and cavities. Regular usage of Tulsi will save your child from suffering from these problems.

Digestive health: Tulsi leaves help to strengthen digestive system. It works as an appetizer and by secreting digestive enzymes, it promotes digestion.

Good source of Vitamin K: Vitamin K is an important element playing big role in bone health and heart health. It helps maintain brain function and healthy metabolism of your child.

Promotes respiratory health: Tulsi leaves successfully act on respiratory system. It helps cure almost all kinds of respiratory disorders. It can cure bronchitis, both, chronic and acute.

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Promotes eye health: Washing eyes daily with water in which few leaves of Tulsi has been soaked will keep your child away from eye problems like conjunctivitis and boils. It soothes eye inflammation and helps reduce stress.

Helps cure fever natural: Tulsi leaves help to cure fever. It is an excellent germicidal and disinfectant agent that helps it protect your child from all sorts of bacterial, viral and fungal infections. With its infection fighting property, it fights fever and restores your child’s health quickly.
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