Tulsi, also called Vrinda, is a sacred plant in Hindu belief. Hindus regard it as an earthly manifestation of the goddess Tulsi/ Vrinda; she is regarded as the avatar of Lakshmi, and thus the consort of the god Vishnu. The plant is cultivated for religious purposes, and for its essential oil.
Kapoor Tulsi is specially kept at homes because of the sweet fragrance – a scent that can drive away insects; Particularly it keeps away disease-causing mosquitoes thus acting as natural mosquito repellants.
The seeds, mainly sown in the spring season, germinate quickly.
The seeds have to be watered from time to time, but once they watering should be done in one to two weeks
Tulsi prefers fertile soil for its growth.
It requires full sunlight.
It is mainly grown in the temperate climate.