Ocimum tenuiflorum, also known as Ocimum sanctum, Holy basil, or tulasī, is an aromatic plant in the family Lamiaceae which is native throughout the Eastern World tropics and widespread as a cultivated plant. It is an erect, much branched subshrub, 30–60 cm tall with hairy stems and simple opposite green or purple leaves that are strongly scented. Leaves have petioles and are ovate, up to 5 cm long, usually slightly toothed. The flowers are purplish in elongate racemes in close whorls.…
Ocimum tenuiflorum, also known as Ocimum sanctum, holy basil, or tulasī, is an aromatic plant in the family Lamiaceae which is native to the Indian Subcontinent and widespread as a cultivated plant throughout the Southeast Asian tropics
"The Queen of Herbs" - is the most sacred herb of India. Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), although also known as Holy Basil, is a different plant from the pesto variety of Basil (Ocimum basilicum). On my window! :)
von Mein schöner Garten: Pflanzen, Garten & Gartentipps
Basilikum: Der Star unter den Kräutern
Mozzarella mit Tomaten wäre ohne ihn undenkbar, Nudeln ohne das beliebte grüne Pesto nur halb so schmackhaft – Basilikum ist das Sommerkraut schlechthin und bringt mit seinem frischen Aroma Urlaubsfeeling auf den Tisch.
Holy Basil: Oct 08 Journal of Ethnopharmacology study which was performed on rats w sciatic nerve neuropathy. Ocimum sanctum (holy basil) extract was administered for ten days following surgeries. Scientists observed that HBE reduced the effects of nerve degeneration, helped to make nerve receptors more sensitive to stimuli, and aided in motor control after the surgery.