About Tulsi Mala (plant) - Original Tulsi Mala
About Tulsi Mala (plant)
Tulsi - (Ocimum sanctum) is a dicotyledonous and herbaceous, medicinal plant. It grows as a bush and is 1 to 3 feet high. Its leaves are covered with light fur with a purple aura. The leaves are 1 to 2 inches long, fragrant, and oval or oblong. The flower is very soft
and 4 inches long and has multicolored hues, On which very small heart-shaped floral circles with purple and pink aura are attached. The seeds are oval with small black markings of flat yellow. New plants grow mainly during the rainy season and thrive in winter.The plant normally remains green for two-three years. Then comes its old age. The leaves become shorter and smaller and the branches appear dry. At this time there seems to be a need to remove and plant a new plant.
The following species of Tulsi are commonly found:
1- Ocimum American (Kali Tulsi) Gambhira or Mamari.
2- Ocimum Vesilicum (Marua Basil) Munzariki or Mursa.
3- Ocimum Vesilicum Minimum.
Answer: Aseemum Greticicum (Rama Tulsi / One Tulsi / Aranyatulsi).
5- Ocimum kilimandercicum (Kapoor tulsi).
Answer: Osimum cactum
Answer: Osimum Viridi.
Optimum sanctum is considered to be the main or holy basil among them, it also has two main species - Sri Tulsi whose leaves are green, and Krishna Tulsi whose leaves are auspicious - some purple in color. The letters and branches of Shri Tulsi are whitish, while
the letters of Krishna Tulsi are of Krishna color. Kali Tulsi is considered superior in terms of quality, religion, But most scholars are of the opinion that both are similar in quality. The plant of Tulsi is considered sacred in Hinduism and people plant it at the courtyard or
the door of their house or in the garden.  The ancient texts of Indian culture, Vedas also describe the qualities and usefulness of Tulsi. In addition, basil is used in some form in allopathy, homeopathy, and Unani medicines.
Tulsi has been found to have many bioactive chemicals, among which tranin, savanonin, glycosides and alkaloids are prominent. They have still not been fully analyzed. The main active ingredients are a type of yellow flyable oil whose quantity varies according to
organization location and time. It is normal for oil to be found from 0.1 to 0.3 percent.
According to Wealth of India', this oil contains about 71 percent eugenol, twenty percent eugenol methyl ether, and three percent carvacrol. Shri Tulsi has more oil than Shyama and the relative density of this oil is also slightly higher. In addition to the oil, about
63 mg percent vitamin C and 2.5 mg percent carotene. Green basil oil is found in about 16.7 percent quantity in basil seeds. Its constituents are some sitosterols, many fatty acids mainly palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic and linoleic acids. Apart from oil, mucus is
abundant in seeds. The major components of this mucilage are pentos, hexa uronic acid, and ash. The ash is about 0.2 percent.
Tulsi Mala has 108 gurus. A guriya is on the joint of an additional garland, it is called the guriya of the guru. Wearing Tulsi Mala brings peace to the heart.
Medicinal importance of basil
Tulsi is considered revered in Indian culture, besides having religious significance, Tulsi is also rich in medicinal properties. In Ayurveda, basil is given special importance due to its medicinal properties. Tulsi is a medicine that is used in most diseases. Its use is
considered very beneficial for colds, colds, dental diseases, and respiratory diseases.
Importance of Tulsi leaves at the time of death
At the time of death, due to the accumulation of phlegm in the throat, there is an obstruction in breathing and speaking. The juice of tulsi leaves has the special property of tearing phlegm, so if a person lying on the bed is given a spoonful of the juice of basil leaves, then
the voice can come out of one's mouth.