Sweet Basil


SWEET BASIL (TALSI BUBAEE*) 

(OCIMUM BASILICUM)


Coating a paste of sweet basil on affected part is useful to get relief in pain and swelling. It is used to end senselessness, cure catarrh, and head diseases. Name in different languages:

Hindi           :        Bubai, Babai, Babari, Babul, Riha,

                           Maltulsi,Sankja, Mamri and Niyajabo

Sanskrit       :       Biswatulsi, Barbari, Bantulsi, Surbhi

Marathi        :       Sabaja

Gujarati        :       Sabaja, Umara

Bengali        :       Babuetulsi

English        :       Sweet basil

Latin            :       Osimum basilicam

Quality:

         Sweet basil is small, bitter, pungent in taste, hot in nature, and stimulating. It ends vatta disorders and fever, and brings phlegm out. It increases urine quantity, sweat, bile disorders and makes menstrual excretion normal. It stimulates to the heart and brings out sweat. It purifies the blood and kills stomach worms. It is useful for the treatment of anorexia, inflammation, indigestion, cough, breathing problems, constipation and itching.

          Its leaves are useful to end swelling, headache and pain. It contains fast smell like spices and is used in the spices.

        Coating a paste of sweet basil on affected part is useful to get relief in pain and swelling. It is used to end senselessness, cure catarrh, and head diseases.