Herbs for Bronchitis Tulsi




English Name– Holy Basil

Hindi name -Tulsi

Common Name(s):Tulsi

Useful parts of Tulsi: Leaves, Roots, Seeds

Classical Categorization
Shwashagan- helps in respiratory distress one of the Best Herbs for bronchitis


Sursaadi- making your voice clear


Sursaadi- making your voice clear

Energetics of Tulsi

Rasa (taste) – Katu (pungent) and Tikat(bitter)
Guna (qualities) – Rooksha (dryness), Laghu (lightness)
Vipaka- Katu – Undergoes pungent taste conversion after digestion.
Veerya – Ushana – Hot potency
Prabhava – special effect – Hrudya – cardiac tonic
Effect on TridoshaBalancesKapha (supports clear mucus passages) and vata

Energy: hot

Major chemical constituents

Ursolic acid, oleanolic acid,rosmarinic acid,  carvacrol, eugenol, linalool, β-caryophyllene

Ocium sanctum/Tulsi benefits- According to Ayurveda

Kaphaghan-useful to balance Kapha dosha

Vranashodhak – useful to relieve ulcers and wounds due to Pitta and Kapha imbalance
Medohara – reduces fat and cholesterol levels
Mehahara– useful in urinary tract disorders and diabetes
Kshayahara – useful in chronic respiratory disorders, tuberculosis
Krimihar- useful in worms

Pharmacognosy According to Modern /properties of Tulsi


It has anti-inflammatory properties. It reduces swelling and pain. It reduces Vata which is the main cause of the swelling. Its constituent linolenic acid is responsible for its anti-inflammatory effect. So, this is one of the best herbs for bronchitis as it reduces the inflammation of bronchioles and makes cough to ooze out. Thus, it works on all upper respiratory infections from minor cough cold to bronchitis & bronchial asthma even.

In Asthma it is advised with SVM and Sitopladi Mishran.

Powerful Antimicrobial & Antioxidant properties are also exhibited by this plant which helps in making this plant effective in various microbial infections of the Upper respiratory tract.

Skin disorders

It is used widely in skin disorders like- rashes, itching, insect bites. It is also used in pimples, acne, and scars. It kills bacteria and infections. The primary active compound of tulsi oil is eugenol which helps fight skin-related disorders. It helps treat skin infections both internally and externally.

It can be taken with a skincare tab for better results.

Respiratory disorders

Due to the presence of compounds like camphene, eugenol, and cineole, tulsicures viral, bacterial, and fungal infections of the respiratory system. It can cure various respiratory disorders like-bronchitis without the use of antibiotics. It is also used in the treatment of Tuberculosis as an adjuvant. It is one of the best Herb for bronchitis.

It also cures cough and other diseases of lungs. It helps in the expectoration of excess mucous secretion. Due to its Kapha and Vata balancing effect, it is useful in the treatment of asthma and chronic respiratory disorders, cold and cough, and also repeated hiccups.

In bronchitis, it is used along with Vasaka & Sitopladi Mishran.

Kidney Disorders

It is used in kidney problems like kidney stones. It contains acetic acid which helps in the breakdown(anti-lithiatic action) of stones. It acts as a mild diuretic as well.

Stress Management

It has anti-stress properties. It prevents stress, due to noise which increases the levels of the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin in specific brain regions. It balances the cortisone level.

It can be taken with relax cap and a Nervitone cap.

 Lipid Management-

It lowers restraint stress-induced cholesterol levels. It also effectively lowers the restraint stress-induced elevations in liver enzymes named as lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) and alkaline phosphatase. It also helps in purifying blood. This, in turn, helps in reducing the risk of heart attacks and also lowers the cholesterol level. It contains vitamin C and antioxidants such as eugenol, which protects the heart from the harmful effects of free radicals. Eugenol also proves useful in reducing cholesterol levels in the blood.

It can be taken with Cholesterol CARE  tablets.

Anti-aging properties-

It contains Vitamin C and A, a phytonutrient which is great antioxidants and protects the skin from almost all the damages caused by free radicals.


It relives all types of fever. It has anti-viral properties. It is used in malaria, typhoid, and viral fevers. It relieves the symptoms associated with fever-like cough and cold, headache. It is used to relieve fever due to bronchitis.

It can be taken with feverex capsules for better results.

Oral Health

Tulsi is a natural mouth freshener and an oral disinfectant.   It is used in mouth ulcers as well. It destroys the bacteria that are responsible for dental cavities, plaque, tartar, and bad breath, while also protecting the teeth.

It is used to cure bad breath as well.

Digestive disorders-

It is used in indigestion, vomiting, pain in abdomen. It also relieves constipation. Due to its Vata pacifying effect, it relieves gas accumulation and thus relieves resultant pain in the flanks

It can be taken with the pitta pacifying tab and Lavan Bhaskar powder.

Hair problems-

It is used in hair problems like dandruff, hair loss, and itching of the scalp. It reduces Vata and Kapha which is the cause of hair related problems.

Use mishran oil for hair massage for better results.

 The research offers substantial evidence that tulsi protects against and reduces stress; enhances stamina and endurance; increases the body’s efficient use of oxygen; boosts the immune system; reduces inflammation; protects against radiation damage; lessens aging factors; supports the heart, lungs, and liver; has antibiotic, antiviral and antifungal properties; provides a rich supply of antioxidants and other nutrients.


Because it can cause a burning sensation so need to take precaution to avoid over-dosing. 
It is safe to use in children and during lactation.

Consult your doctor for advice to use in pregnancy.

Why Ayurveda24 Tulsi?

Concentrated with 750 mg extract of Tulsi


Organic product

Less dosage – one capsule a day will be sufficient.

We will soon witness the day where Modern Medicine and Herbs (opposite fields of medicine) will work together for the Treatment and Benefit of the human.




Additional information

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100 gms. Powder, 200 gms. Powder, 500 gms powder, 60 caps(750 mg. Extract)1 Pack, 2 packs (120 caps), 5 packs(300 caps)

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