Tulsi (Holy Basil), the ‘queen of herbs’ is known as the ‘elixir of life’ is a powerful adaptogen and antioxidant. It contains eugenol (relieves pain), apigenin (flushes out toxins), lutein (prevents eye diseases), ursolic acid (has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-apoptotic and anti-carcinogenic effect) and rosmarinic acid (reduces inflammation) and ocimumosides A and B (reduce stress). Tulsi leaves are rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, potassium, vitamins A, C and K and are a good source of protein and fibre. Some studies have shown its efficacy as an anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, adaptogen and antioxidant that can help the body withstand many forms of stress. The consumption of Tulsi can act as a preventive medicine that positively effects the overall health by boosting the immune system.