Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi) is a herb, widely used as a traditional medicine in South Asia. Eugenol is found to be its most active phyto-chemical constituent. Ocimum sanctum has been demonstrated to possess various therapeutic properties including it’s anti bacterial, anti fungal, anti arthritic, anti coagulant, anti cancer, cardioprotective, anti ulcer, anti stress2 anti diabetic activities. This article explores the pharmacological applications of Ocimum sanctum in dentistry.
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Saftarasmi, Lakshmi T. Ocimum Sanctum in Dental Care -A Mini Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 7(1): Jan. 2014; Page 101-103.