Year: 2018 | Month: October-December | Volume: 3 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 37-39
Tulsi: A Medicinal Herb for Oral Health
Dr Amola Patil1, Dr. Sumit Gunjal2, Dr. Ansari Adnan Abdul Latif3
1Post Graduate Student, Department of Periodontics, Rural Dental College, Loni.
2Post Graduate Student, Department of Pedodontics, Rural Dental College, Loni.
3Private Practitioner, Mumbai.
Herbal medications have been commonly used worldwide since centuries and have been acknowledged by clinicians and patients for their better remedial value & minimal side effects as compared to newer medicines. Ocimum sanctum Linn (Tulsi) is a well-known plant cultivated in Indian subcontinent. This paper reviews the therapeutic effect of this plant in treatment of several medical and oral disorders.
Key words: Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum Linn, Periodontitis.