Tulsi is a herb nurtured through ages in Indian households, mainly for religious purposes. The mint-family herb has been used for over 5000 years in treating various illnesses because it’s a powerhouse of nutrients. Loaded with antioxidants and, tulsi is your answer for a host of ailments while boosting your immunity and alleviating stress. Yes, having a strong defense mechanism and keeping stress at bay are crucial amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Tulsi can protect you against many infections caused by various viruses, bacteria and fungi. This is because the extract of these leaves increases the count of our immune cells. It also keeps your stress hormone, cortisol under control. Apart from revving up your immunity and keeping you stress-free, tulsi also heals your body in more ways than one. Here are a few of the ways this traditional Indian herb heals you.