Tulsi: A Natural Remedy for Stress Management 

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


Managing Stress with Tulsi: Understanding Its Calming Effects. This Herb Has Been Used for Centuries for Its Relaxing Properties. 

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What is Tulsi?

Tulsi, also known as holy basil, is a herb that is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine. It is known for its adaptogenic properties. 

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How does Tulsi work? 

Tulsi helps the body adapt to stress by regulating the production of stress hormones. It also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 

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Types of Tulsi

There are several types of Tulsi, including Rama Tulsi, Krishna Tulsi, and Vana Tulsi. Each has its unique properties and benefits. 

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Tulsi tea 

Tulsi tea is a popular way to consume Tulsi. It is easy to make and provides a relaxing and soothing effect. 

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Tulsi oil

Tulsi oil can be used for aromatherapy, massage, and skincare. It helps to reduce stress and promote relaxation. 

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Tulsi capsules

Tulsi capsules are a convenient way to consume Tulsi. They are easy to take and provide the same benefits as Tulsi tea and oil. 

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Tulsi and mental health

Tulsi has been shown to help reduce anxiety and depression. It can also help improve sleep quality and reduce symptoms of ADHD. 

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Tulsi and physical health

Tulsi can help boost the immune system, reduce inflammation, and improve respiratory health. It is also beneficial for skin and hair health. 

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Precautions & side effects

While Tulsi is generally safe, it can cause side effects in some people. It is important to consult with a healthcare provider before using Tulsi. 

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Using Tulsi effectively

To use Tulsi effectively, it is important to choose the right type, dose, and form. It is also essential to incorporate Tulsi into a healthy lifestyle. 

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