Aiming at shedding a few pounds? Here's how tulsi can help you with weight loss

Weight loss is one tedious process, but did you know that certain herbs can help you with weight loss? Yes, herbs like tulsi have some properties in them which aid weight loss. Read below to know how and why you should add tulsi in your diet.
Aiming at shedding a few pounds? Here's how tulsi can help you with weight loss Aiming at shedding a few pounds? Here's how tulsi can help you with weight loss
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Indian herbs are known for their healing properties from ages. People across the globe use Indian herbs in their daily diet to lead a healthy lifestyle. And one such popular herb is Tulsi, which is also known as the holy basil. Tulsi can be used to strengthen the immunity, treat various hair and skin disorders and ailments to name a few. We don't like to chew tulsi leaves in India, and hence we end up using it in our dishes and teas. 


If you are planning to add tulsi in your diet, then here's why you should add it ASAP. Rich in antioxidants, tulsi also aids weight loss. And here's how it affects the weight loss process and helps you achieve your dream weight. 


Tulsi leaves can speed up your metabolism. Your metabolic rate determines a lot of the calories you burn in a day. Tulsi leaves are natural metabolic boosters. If you have a fast metabolism, you can burn calories faster. 


Tulsi leaves acts as a great natural detox. It helps to purify your body by flushing out all the toxins from your body.  And detox is also a part of weight loss. Cleansing your body from previous day's toxins is the best start you can give to your day.


Tulsi paired with ginger can do wonders for your digestive system. A good digestive system is vital for weight loss. Poor digestion can lead to weight gain, as we are unable to assimilate our nutrients properly. It will also slow down the metabolic rate, which will make fat burning all the more difficult. Hence, drink tulsi juice every morning on an empty stomach to improve your digestion and gut.

Energy booster:

Drinking a cup of Tulsi tea before your workout session can be a great idea to burn more calories and lose belly fat. Since, it increases your metabolism, which then lets you burn more calories.

Cholesterol and stress:

Tulsi targets metabolic stress, and also helps with cholesterol levels. It can reduce anxiety and stress, which are one of the main causes of weight gain. 

You can chew a few tulsi leaves on an empty stomach or make a tea using lemon and mint leaves. Add fresh tulsi leaves with one cup of boiling water and steep for five minutes. Drain and drink this tea every day to lose weight and burn fat instantly.

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