Holy basil, also known as tulsi, is a plant that is both auspicious and loaded with numerous health advantages. This plant is frequently utilised in numerous Ayurvedic and naturopathic medications because of its holistic qualities. This “miracle plant” comes in a variety of forms, with Rama tulsi and Krishna tulsi being the most popular. Which one should you choose for excellent health and what are their differences?
Rama tulsi is renowned for being utilised for religious ceremonies and festive rites in Hinduism, according to Vikas Chawla, founder and director of Vedas Cure and an expert in Ayurveda. According to specialists, both varieties of tulsi leaves provide a number of health advantages. Both have been shown to aid in reducing fever, treating skin conditions, and boosting immunity. It aids in stress reduction and the treatment of anxiety disorders. Tulsi water is said to aid in fat loss and inch loss, according to studies.
Any Thursday of the Kartik month should be used to apply Shyama or Rama Tulsi, according to religious tenets. This day is regarded as the most fortunate and favourable for planting.
Shyama Tulsi’s leaves are either black or purple in colour. It has the name Shyama Tulsi for this reason. Krishna Tulsi is another name for Shyama Tulsi. This Tulsi is thought to be associated to Lord Krishna since the colour of its leaves resembles that of Shri Krishna. In addition, this basil is quite significant in Ayurveda.