Buying a water purification system that removes fluoride (like this one) can be very expensive. But did you know you can remove fluoride with just one ingredient – Tulsi Plant? (find it here) The method discovered by researchers from Rajasthan University is safe, cheap and available, making it an ideal alternative for expensive water filters.
The most Affordable Way to Remove Fluoride Naturally
This unbelievable ground breaking discovery was done by researchers from Rajasthan University. This simple method is safe and effective. What researched did is they soaked 75 mg of Holy Basil leaves in 100ml of water that contained over 7.4 parts per million of fluoride. Mahehwari R et al. and Patni M et al., reported a reduction of fluoride concentration by 95% and 85.3% respectively after addition of tulsi leaves. (study)
It’s simple. Just boil a handful of tulsi leaves with water for a while. This is enough to purify about 20 litres of water.
What’s the Tulsi Plant?
Tulsi has been used for centuries in Ayurveda medicine. The Tulsi plant contains oleanolic acid, carvacol, linalool, ursolic acid, rosmarinic acid, eugenol, and other active compounds that have been proven to exhibit strong healing properties. Additionally, it possesses powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties, analgesic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, antibacterial and antifungal properties.
According to a review published in February 2018 in the Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies, Ayurvedic medicine uses for tulsi plant are:
- Reducing, pain, swelling and inflammation
- Improving skin disorders, rash, acne or scars
- Reducing fever, cough, bronchitis
- Strengthening the heart and purifying the blood
- Curing headaches
- Helping with indigestion, constipation and intestinal parasites
For medical purposes you can make tulsi tea from dried leaves. Tulsi tea contains a large amount of nutrient and antioxidant substances, removes toxins from the body, improves immunity, improves digestion, relieves stress, colds and has calming and warming effects.