Basil (Tulsi) is the cheapest of all the medicinal plants available to the mankind for its wide use for homely cure. It is most common of all herbs and most economical.
There is no side or after effect of its use. It is used for multiple occasions. It is found in courtyards of almost every Indian home. Usually, it is planted in the central position in an elevated flowerpot in homes. Especially the ladies take special care of this reverend plant. It is traditionally believed that uninterrupted use of five basil leaves a day – will keep a person free of of disease.