The queen of herbs is the most sacred herbof India. Tulsi (ocimum Sanctum ) also known as 'HolyBasil. Tulsi is called "elixir of life" in ayurvedi. It is known to promote the longevity of life. Tulasi leaves yield a volatile oil containing eugenol, which possesses antibacterial properties.The extracts obtained from the plant are extensively brought to use for curing various diseases such as the common cold, inflammationand many more infectionsThe Indian basil Tulasi also aids in the purification of atmosphere.