Tulasi, also known as Holy Basil, is an herb that promotes optimum respiratory support. Its active ingredients have a potent anti-asthmatic effect and is used for catarrh and bronchitis. Tulasi is also used to relieve congestion and cough and has antioxidant properties that protect the body against free radical damage.
Take 1 capsule of Tulasi twice a day before meals with water. It is recommended to maintain an hour's gap between intake of Tulasi and other allopathic drugs. It is important to follow your doctor's prescription and not exceed the recommended dose.
Take Tulasi as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose of this medicine and you are using it regularly, take it as soon as possible. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Store Tulasi at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.
No absolute contraindications. Consult your healthcare professional if pregnant or nursing. Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above.
Tulasi is not known to have any side effects if taken as per the prescribed dosage.
Many people use Tulasi because it contains a potent anti-stress agent. This herb also possesses anti-asthmatic and anti-rheumatic effect.
Written: Laura Jenkins
Reviewed: Cristina Matera, MD