Standardization of Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum Linn.)

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Prerna Sharma, Kumud Upadhyaya


India seems to have a rich herb use in the kind of therapeutic plants as medicines; According to Medicinal systems, over 80% of the medications are taken up by plants. Because of its healing powers, Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum Linn. Gurke.) has been utilized in Ayurveda from ancient times. Ocimum species play an important role in crude extract standardization due to their morphological characteristics and therapeutic potential.Plants are widely used in medicine in the past owing to their property of being an excellent site of pharmaceuticals, thus they would be used in a variety of fields such as contemporary medicines, dietary supplements, folk remedies, Health supplements, biopharmaceuticals, and biochemical moieties for building synthetic drugs. Among the various plants, andOcimum plant was selected as a reference for treating a wide range of illnesses, including cardiovascular damage.Ocimum leaves, stems, flowers, roots, pollen, and the complete plant are often used in both traditional and contemporary herbal treatments. The purpose of this research aimed to investigate Ocimum's antioxidant and antimicrobial properties by using organized experiments. In this study, because of its medicinal importance, Ocimum species were chosen for standardization.

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