Tulsi (Holy Basil) holds immense significance in Hindu religion. It is considered as the most sacred plant and considered as "The Queen of the Herbs" for its healing and spiritual properties. Moreover, it is planted at various religious shrines, in the courtyards and balconies of many Indian households and even people worship it daily.
Meanwhile. Tulsi leaves also possess magical medicinal properties and is widely used in Ayurveda treatment. It is used for strengthening immunity, treating cough, skin and hair problems and many more.
Tulsi leaves may also work excellently for shedding kilos. It is considered by some as one of the best natural ingredients for weight loss. As Tulsi is low in calories and rich in vital nutrients, it is believed that it burns fat in the body. It also cleanses the toxins present in liver, purify blood and keeps body cholesterol check.
Besides, it reduces stress, anxiety, boosts body stamina and metabolism. It is believed that including Tulsi in diet can help lose weight to a great extent.
How to use Tulsi for weight loss
Tulsi tea -
Boil a few leaves in a cup of water and steep for five minutes.
You can add lemon, honey or ginger to it.
Strain and drink the tea.
You can kick-start your day with this tea and can drink in evening too for quick weight loss.
Raw Tulsi leaves -
Chewing (5-6) raw Tulsi leaves every morning in empty stomach can also give surprising results.
Put some Tulsi leaves in a glass of water and keep it overnight.
Next morning consume the water with the leaves to reap the benefits.
Disclaimer: This piece of article is just for informative purpose. One should always consult a doctor/dietitian before going for any type of diet or adopting any form of weight loss regime.