Do you also like the taste of basil in your tea? Tulsi really tastes great in tea. Not only this, there are many benefits of consuming it in the form of a decoction. It is beneficial for your overall health ranging from cold, cough, cold. But do you know that Tulsi is not only beneficial for your health but also for your hair and skin.
Yes… Tulsi can do wonders for your skin. Also, it can bring a new shine to your hair (Benefits of tulsi for hair). That’s why you should also include Tulsi in your beauty regimen. Basil is rich in vitamin K and has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-fungal properties, which are beneficial for your skin and hair.
So let’s know in detail how Tulsi is beneficial for your skin and hair.
How Tulsi is beneficial for the skin
prevent skin aging
According to a study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, basil has anti-aging properties. These ingredients protect the skin from aging and can also help keep fine lines away.
You can use basil on your face to remove blemishes and acne from the face. It contains anti-bacterial nutrients, which help in ridding your face of unwanted pimples.
What is the way to apply basil on the skin
Just take some basil leaves and make a paste out of it. After this, mix it with half a teaspoon of curd and apply it on your face. Leave it till it dries and then wash it off with lukewarm water. This will give you instant glow in your face.
Know how Tulsi is beneficial for your hair
We spoke to Dr. Monica Kapoor, celebrity cosmetologist and director of FLAWLESS Cosmetic Clinic and ILACAD Institute, to know about the benefits of Tulsi for hair.
help remove dandruff
According to experts, basil also has a good amount of vitamin C, which can protect hair from dandruff. Therefore, to remove dandruff from the hair, you can use basil in the hair. According to NCBI, it has anti-bacterial, anti-dandruff properties.
Prevent hair fall and graying
It can help strengthen hair and prevent hair fall. Also, it is anti-aging so can help in maintaining hair health. It can eliminate any kind of itching.
Know how to use Tulsi for hair
You can use basil extract or basil oil in your hair. Also, add warm coconut oil to it and massage it into your hair. Wash it off in the morning.
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