Tulsa is a special kind of plant and it is used in Ayurveda for many diseases. Basil leaves are consumed in tea and milk in cold weather. But for many people, eating basil leaves is dangerous for health.
Basil or Tulsi is a wonderful herb belonging to the Lamiaceae family of mint plants. According to a media report, consumption of basil by a pregnant woman can cause uterine contraction.
According to many researches, it has come to light that basil leaves help in maintaining blood sugar levels. But if someone is already taking medicine for this, then that person should avoid consuming Tulsi.
Let us tell you that basil contains eugenol in abundance. Therefore, there is a fear of liver damage due to excessive consumption of eugenol. Problems of nausea and diarrhea also occur.
It is said that basil contains mercury, hence basil leaves should never be chewed. Apart from this, basil is acidic. Your mouth becomes alkaline. It can harm your teeth.