A kind of basil which is cultivated by Hindus as a sacred plant.
- Ocimum sanctum, family Labiatae.
- The organization distributes 20,000 tulsi plants free of cost every year.
- According to her, tulsi could cure anything.
- A sprig of tulsi plant, a piece of gold, or a few drops of Ganges River water are placed in the mouth to delay messengers of Yama, god of death.
From Hindi tūlsī.
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