Hello people! It’s been so long since we last met. So, today, I found a completely apt reason to be with you guys, as you know, I can’t stay away from you for long, xoxo.
These days, I’m chilling around at my Grandma’s. The perk of having an Indian grandparent is the herb garden that they nurture. While goofing around in the backyard, I saw a semi-shrub that had green as well as purple leaves. I also had some clothes tied to it.
Out of curiosity, I went to my granny and asked her about it. “It’s tulsi, my dear, the herb behind your favorite chai!”, and I was standing there like a dumbo who doesn’t even know what she is consuming.
So, here comes the agenda for today, it’s Tulsi. Further specifying, it’s about how to use tulsi for hair growth and the benefits of tulsi for the skin.
So let us move towards this fun and enlightening journey of tulsi leaves benefits for hair growth and benefits of tulsi for skin!
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First, all hail ‘The Holy Basil’. Now, let us proceed!
Running by the scientific name Ocimum tenuiflorum, tulsi or holy basil is a perennial plant that can be found in all Indian households. From worshipping to being used as a throat relieving herb, this miraculous green from the Lamiaceae family is a small packet of drastic wonders!
Tulsi flowers are known as ‘Manjiri’ in Hindi. These flowers are also sowed into the soil to grow basil. In India, two varieties of Tulsi are particularly famous: one known as Rama Tulsi which is green in color, and the other is Shyama Tulsi which is purple.
In terms of chemical composition, tulsi contains oleanolic acid, ursolic acid, eugenol, linalool, and other phytochemicals.
Tulsi can be identified by its strong, minty, and astringent aroma. It tastes sweet, with menthol-ish tones that can make your taste buds seem a bit paralyzed. It can also feel bitter to many.
Tulsi Trivia: If you’re a resident of India, or have a chance to visit, you can witness Tulsi Vivah, a ceremonial festival celebrated in the Hindu month of Kartik.
Yes, I know, we have to talk about Tulsi for hair and skin, but that doesn’t mean that Tulsi’s utility is bound to just hair and skin. This herb has various medicinal, religious, and cosmetic uses that have been used widely since ancient times.
So, let us dig into the listicle below and find out ways in which it can be of utility to us
Finally, coming to the point without any further fluff. How to use tulsi for hair growth and skin betterment- these are going to be our prime concerns in the further subsections. First coming up is Tulsi leaves for hair!
Tulsi leaves benefits for hair growth are, to be honest, innumerable. But using tulsi leaves for hair isn’t rocket science. First, let us discuss, why tulsi?
Tulsi should be used for hair because:
Ways to use tulsi for hair: Here comes your DIY list!
Tulsi Hair Oil Benefits and Steps to Use
Tulsi Hair Mask: Dandruff control
Tulsi For Damaged Hair
Now it turns for the Skin Benefits to come up! Without any hassle let us begin!
First, let us discuss why should we use Tulsi in the first place for the skin.
Now, the DIY list comes up!
Tulsi Skin Toner
Exfoliating and Cleansing face mask
So, I hope you’ve got your daily dose of enlightenment. With this, I take a leave. See you soon, fam!