Ocimum sanctum L. 

Family : Lamiaceae

Local name : Tulashi  (As.); Thulunsi (Bd.).

Aromatic much branched erect herb; leaves opposite, oblong, minutely gland-dotted, hairy on both surfaces; flowers purplish or crimson in racemes.

Distribution :    Cultivated throughout the state.

Uses :  Roots used in sexual debility; leaves used in cough, respiratory problem, sore throat, liver disorders, conjunctivitis and as expectorant and carminative.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam