Many people consider basil as the most sacred plant of the world. It is a plant with healing, cleansing and very positive physical and a subtle spiritual effect on people.
Basil is probably the most famous medicinal plant that comes from India. People use it for thousands of years, because of the exceptional medicinal value, as well as it amazing effect on the mind, body and spirit. Basil is a pillar of the holistic herbal medicine and it is considered “the elixir of life”. Basil is used in the treatment of many diseases such as such as colds, fever, sore throat, cough, bronchitis, asthma, kidney stones and heart problems. The plant is an excellent tonic for the nerves, but it is also known to increase the power of memory and mental abilities. It is also known stress-relieving.
The plant has ability to protect from all negative influences and improving the positive energy and spiritual progress,
If you decide to grow this plants in the house or in the garden, it will have the effect of spiritual healing for you and all of your environment.
It is believed that the holy basil pushes all the negative energy and bad will, attracted a fine, the spiritual and the divine. People that practice yoga believe that the regular care of these plants, and watering it in clockwise cycles, can purify the karma.
Basil leaves are also known as nerve tonic, and is proven to reduce stress levels and sharpens memory. Tea leaves removes mucus from the bronchi, strengthens the walls of the stomach and cause profuse it causes sweating which leads to secretion of harmful substances from the body.
Basil leaves protect from fever that is a cause of every day dust. It is also good with as malaria and dengue fever. A drink of basil leaves boiled in water, milk and cardamom powder can lower the body temperature.
RESPIRATORY DISORDERS AND COUGH
It is useful in the treatment of disorders of the respiratory system. Basil is important compound of a homemade cough syrup that helps to mobilize mucus in bronchitis and asthma. A drink prepared of basil leaves, honey and ginger is good natural medication for these problems. Chewing basil leaves relieves cold and flu.
If you have kidney stones drink a juice of basil leaves and honey for about six months and the stones will naturally be removed from the urinary tract.
Basil reduces heart damages and nausea and has power to lower cholesterol level in the blood.
MOUTH INFECTIONS, INSECT BITES, SKIN DISORDERS, HEADACHE, AND NIGHT BLINDNESS
The juice of fresh leaves and roots of basil stop inflammatory processes in the mouth, calms inflammations from insect bites as well as various skin disorders. Dried and crushed basil, mixed with oil is used as toothpaste. Mixed with a paste of sandalwood is used for headaches, drops of black juice of basil are used as treatment for night blindness.
There are researches that ate still conducting and they have to prove that basil has the ability to purify water from fluoride only by soaking in water. if proven this ability of basil will lower the costs of providing countries of the world with clean water to drink
NOTE: Before you purchase plants, inform yourself well about on how to care about it because if the plant dies it is considered bad luck!!!