Basil tree is popularly known as ‘Tulsi’ that is planted in every household. It has many benefits on the body and it is considered as a holy plant as it’s worshipped in Hindu religion.
Be it pimples, blemishes, dandruff, hair fall, Tulsi has the cure for all these problems. Let’s take a look at its numerous benefits on our skin and hair:
Benefit#1: Prevents blackheads and pimples
You can eat raw leaves of Tulsi plant as it has a minty taste and it also helps in preventing blemishes and pimples. You can also take some tulsi leaves and crush them along with neem leaves and add some turmeric and sandalwood powder to it. Add juice of half lemon and make a paste. Apply this paste on your face for 10 minutes. Wash off after 10 minutes and get a clear skin.
Benefit#2: Keeps aging at bay
Tulsi has anti-aging properties so it helps in keeping aging effects at bay. Take some dried tulsi leaves and make a fine powder of them. Now, add some coconut oil, honey, multani mitti (fuller’s earth) and few drops of milk to it. Apply this pack on your face for 20 minutes. Wash off with plain water. Repeat this process twice in a week to get supple and glowing skin.
Benefit#3: It cures dandruff
Dandruff can be easily cured by applying some warm tulsi oil mixed with coconut oil in your scalp. Massage well and leave it overnight. Next morning, wash off with mild shampoo. This will help in cleansing your scalp ad making t free from dandruff.
Benefit#4: It cures hair fall
Mix equal portion of amla and tulsi powder and add some water to form a paste. Leave this paste overnight in a bowl. Next morning, add little coconut oil to this paste and apply it on your scalp as a mask. Wash off after 30 minutes. This hair pack prevents hair fall and also cures premature graying of hair.
Benefit#5: Natural toner
Take some tulsi leaves and squeeze out their juice. Now apply this juice on your face and let it remain there for 10 minutes. It helps in keeping your skin supple and healthy as it acts as a natural toner. It has astringent and anti-bacterial properties which makes it an excellent toner.
Benefit#6: Restores beauty
Tulsi leaves when boiled with some lemon juice forms a best mixture for restoring the beauty of the face. Boil it well and then take the steam treatment of this mixture by covering your head with a towel. This treatment will leave your skin fresh and rejuvenated.
Benefit#7: Tightens skin pores
Take egg white of 1 egg and mix it with the paste of tulsi leaves. Mix it well and then apply it on your face for 20 minutes. Scub it gently for a while to get rid of dead skin cells and impurity. Tulsi leaves will clean the skin and egg white helps in tightening the pores of the skin. This will also prevent pimples and acne of the skin.