Features and Uses :
Viewed as consecrated in Hinduism, Ocimum tenuiflorum has numerous customary therapeutic employments. A blend of leaves and seeds, with dark pepper (Piper nigrum) is given to pregnant ladies experiencing jungle fever. New blooms are utilized to treat hacks and colds. The plant has demonstrated guarantee in clinical trials in easing hepatic brokenness, and is an element of pills and treatment to cure dermatitis. The basic oil from a few populaces of heavenly basil contains elevated amounts of eugenol. In customary Thai prescription, the leaf or entire plant is utilized to reduce queasiness, spewing, looseness of the bowels and fart. Liquor removes from the plant mend peptic ulcers.
The leaf concentrate is compelling in checking the spread of the contagious pathogens Pyricularia oryzae and Rhizoctonia solani, which cause impact sickness and sheath curse infection of rice. Antibacterial movement and obstruction against the hatchlings of root bunch nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) have been accounted for, and the oil is a mosquito repellent.
Ocimum tenuiflorum is utilized as a noteworthy enhancing fixing in Thai food. Since it is viewed as holy in Hinduism, it is utilized to make rosaries – the woody stems are utilized to make the dots.