Tulsi, or holy basil, is very useful in order to fortify the immune system, it has anti-inflammatory properties and can help in case of fever or flu. In addition to this, tulsi is also able to control the level of cholesterol and to lower blood sugar. Tulsi has also adaptogen properties, because it can adapt to the body by harmonizing the processes and by fighting stress and its symptoms. Tulsi is also able to lower blood pressure and improve the levels of energy. You can find tulsi in herbalist’s shops to prepare a healthy herbal tea: boil one liter of water, remove from heat and add two tablespoons of tulsi, leave to brew for 10 minutes, strain and drink.