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Holy Basil: A Natural Alternative to Mouthwash

Common chemical mouthwashes, including those containing chlorhexidine, may disrupt the microbiome in your mouth and carry risks of side effects. Holy basil, also known as tulsi, is an Ayurvedic herb that may be just as effective for protecting oral health without the risks of conventional mouth rinses.  Holy basil, also known as tulsi, is an aromatic herb native to India, which has been highly revered within the Ayurvedic medicine system for thousands of years. Ayurveda refers to holy basil as an "elixir of life" because it's useful for so many health conditions.  Modern research suggests its beneficial for metabolic disorders, cardiovascular disease, immunity and neurocognition,[i] but even your oral health may improve via holy basil.  Read more....



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