Basil is also known as Tulsi in Tamil.
Basil seeds help in weight loss, reduces body heat, controls blood sugar, relieves constipation and bloating, reduces acidity and heartburn, healthy skin and hair, cures the cough and flu.
Basil seeds are used traditionally in Siddha, Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine.
Its scientific name is Ocimum basilicum.
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