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Sunday, 5 February 2017

Basil Leaves/Tulsi benefits for skin

Skin Benefits of Basil Leaves/Tulsi

Basil Leaves/Tulsi benefits for skin

1. Prevents Blackheads

Application of Basil /tulsi leaves as a face wash is highly recommended for healthy skin. Its application prevents the appearance of blackheads. Its antibacterial and antiseptic properties help you to deal with Blackheads.

2. Treats Skin Diseases

Basil is used as an ingredient in skin ointments due to its antibacterial properties. If you are suffering from scabies and eczema then you must try drinking the fresh juice of Tulsi leaves. It helps in quick recovery.

3. Prevents Skin Infections & Adds Glow to the Face

It has several antibacterial, antifungal properties and antibiotic properties. The application of basil leaves can restrict the growth of bacteria which cause skin infections. It also helps to gain the natural glow on your face. You can rub some dry basil leaves by crushing them to form a fine powder, apply this powder on your face to get an instant glow. This powder also works to remove dark spots from the face.

4. Prevention of Acne and Pimples

Basil leaves contain antibacterial and antifungal agents, hence purify your blood by removing toxins. Application of Basil leaves with sandalwood and rosewater is very effective to prevent the outburst of acne and pimples

5. Removes Scars and Marks

Tulsi paste face pack can be applied on the face for removal of scars and marks. Try using it with besan and you can feel the difference. Its application results in clean and even skin tone.

6. Beneficial For Facial Skin

To improve the condition of your facial skin just Rub some dried basil leaves on your face, it is sure to make your face look younger and fresher. It also works to improve your facial skin tone.

7. Prevents Inflammation

The antibacterial and antifungal properties of basil/tulsi leaves work amazingly to reduce skin inflammation. You can apply a paste made by mixing tulsi leaves, sandalwood paste and rose water to prevent skin inflammation.

8. Treatment of Ringworms and Other Skin Infections

Basil leaves are known to possess antibacterial, antibiotic and antifungal properties, It works to stop the growth of bacteria like E coli and B anthracis which are known to cause skin infections. To get rid of these infections you can prepare a concoction by grinding and boiling a handful of basil leaves with some sesame seed oil and apply this mixture on the affected skin to cure the infection. You can also use a mixture of ground basil leaves and lemon juice to treat skin infections like ringworms.


9. Makes the Face look Young and Fresh


Basil leaves are loaded with antioxidants which work to make your skin look younger and fresher. Basil is known to be a wonderful skin and hair moisturizer.

10. Tightens Skin Pores

Basil leaves is known to work wonders for treating Skin with blemishes. You can make a face pack mixing one egg white with Tulsi leaves paste. Now gently rub this mixture on your face for 20 minutes and then wash your face clean. The egg white used in this face pack works to tighten the pores while the Tulsi paste disinfects the skin and prevents skin infections like pimples and acne.

11. Promotes Quick Healing

Boiling some Basil/Tulsi in mustard oil till the oil turns black is another good remedy for treating various skin diseases. Let this mixture cool, then using a strainer strain the oil and apply it on wounds to promote quick healing. You can also apply Tulsi juice on boils to get quick relief.

12. Relieves Skin Irritation

If you are having skin irritation then try applying basil leaves paste for instant relief from skin irritations.

13. Heals Wounds, Cuts, And Burns

To treat wounds, cuts and burns you can make a antiseptic powder by mixing dry Basil/Tulsi leaves and alum, grind the two together and sieve well. You can store this powder for later use in a clean glass bottle. Just apply a little of this powder on the wounds and cuts to heal quickly. You can apply a mixture made from equal parts of Tulsi juice and coconut oil on burns to relieve the pain.

14. Treatment of Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a disease in which white patches appear on the skin. Consuming a few basil leaves daily has the potential to cure ‘vitiligo’.

15. Soothes Itching

If your skin is itching try rubbing a few basil/tulsi leaves on the areas that itch to get quick relief. A mixture of Tulsi and lemon juice also can be applied to relieve the itching.

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