Description:Holy Basil, the “queen of herbs” is the most sacred of all the herbs found in India! The health benefits of holy basil, also known as tulsi, include oral care, relief from respiratory disorders, as well as treatment of fever, asthma, lung disorders, heart diseases and stress. A few leaves dropped in drinking water or foods can purify it and can kill germs within it as well. Even smelling it or keeping it planted in a pot indoors can protect the whole family from infections, coughs, colds and other viral infections. Here are 8 Amazing Health Benefits of Tulsi (Holy Basil).