Tag: tulsi

Green Lifestyle
// October 8, 2017
Effect of Diwali Pollution on Plants

Diwali carousel is about to begin. Imagine plants posing with placards, requesting you to protect them from all the pollution, crackers and smoke. Or lawn grass and flowerbeds pleading you to ensure that no one ties crackers onto them just for sadistic pleasure. All the social media channels are flooded with images of animals, to…

Kitchen Gardening
// November 11, 2016
Green Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum)

Tulsi or Tulasi is scientifically known as Ocimum tenuiflorum belonging to botanical family Lamiaceae (Mint family). Also known as ‘Holy basil’, this ancient aromatic-medicinal plant has dozens of other common names in local Indian languages. Tulsi is a perennial erect shrub; its leaves & every other plant parts are loaded with aromatic essential oils. Tulsi…