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Phytopharmacology of Tulsi-Basil (Ocimum sanctum) Part 5

Tulsi-Basil ( Ocimum sanctum ) Part 5 Some Testimonials from Modern Research Almost all species of the genus Ocimum show similar pharmacological activities. Therefore various groups of researchers used different species to evaluate the pharmacological actions of Tulsi-Basil. Hence I have honored the evaluation of the species mentioned in the original research paper. General pharmacology A study was carried out on cockerels (roosters) to evaluate the effect of Tulsi-Basil ( Ocimum sanctum ) on lead-induced alteration in disposition kinetics of sulphadimidine. The result showed that administration of Tulsi-Basil ( Ocimum sanctum ) altered the kinetics in cockerels (roosters). [171] Skin creams or medicated ointments containing 6% Tulsi-Basil ( Ocimum tenuiflorum ) oil show2.40 times higher skin penetration. This shows that Tulsi-Basil ( Ocimum tenuiflorum ) oil is penetration enhancer. Histopathological studies revealed some disruption in the epidermis without a