Tulsi By Beth Anne Austein • Mar 28, 2014 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email 3/29/14: This week on "The Plant Detective:" “Holy basil” helps many ailments. It's sacred - dedicated to Vishnu - and has been cultivated by Indian people for centuries, as medicine for fever, digestion, diabetes, stress, and more. Listen Listening... / 1:29 "The Plant Detective," March 29th, 2014: Tulsi. Related Program: Plant Detective, TheTags: TulsiOcimum sanctumsacredIndiaVishnufeverdigestionType-2 diabetesStresseugenolrosemarinic acidanti-bacterialanti-inflammatoryglucoseHIVcancerherbThe Plant Detective Related Content Valerian 1 year ago Hoodia 1 year ago Horse Chestnut 1 year ago Bilberry: Eye Health in a Berry 1 year ago Star Anise 1 year ago Milk Thistle II 1 year ago Milk Thistle II 1 year ago Lavender 1 year ago Cinchona 1 year ago Elderberry 1 year ago Cinnamon 1 year ago Foxglove-Digitalis 1 year ago Myrrh, An Ancient, Precious Resin 1 year ago Frankincense: Tears of a Tree 1 year ago Rauwolfia, a.k.a. Snakeroot 1 year ago Willow: Tree Bark That Begat Aspirin 1 year ago View the discussion thread.