Holy Basil, also known as Ocimum tenuiflorum or Tulsi, is an annual herb native to tropical Asia. The leaves and seeds of the plant are used for medicinal purposes. Holy Basil has been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to help reduce stress and improve overall well-being. It is believed to have adaptogenic properties. It is also traditionally used to help improve respiratory health and to help reduce symptoms of asthma and bronchitis. It is also believed to have anti-inflammatory properties and may help to reduce pain and inflammation. Holy Basil is also traditionally used to help improve digestion and to help reduce symptoms of constipation.