Holy Basil - Tulsi
Basil is BES!
Bes is the spiritual protector of the home and family The spiritual intuitive entity to ward of evil hostile energy from from your home, office or wherever it is present.
We often fail to recognize the multi dimensions of ourselves. "Nature" Neteru provides all of the healing and balance that our mental, body and spiritual needs. We need to keep these plants as living entities around us, in our homes around our children, to visit the sick.
Basil is a symbol of fertility and in Italy, basil is known as the symbol for love because the leaves resemble hearts. The Basil deva (plant spirit) is a protector of family, and burning basil oil will help to exorcise negativity from the home and bring good luck and happiness to a new home. Basil creates a sympathetic vibration and is often worn to assist in clashes with other people. Wear basil oil to protect you in crowds. The scent of basil causes sympathy between two people and is used to mend lovers' quarrels. Basil is used also to ensure fidelity between lovers. Basil stimulates the conscious mind to invoke happiness. Use it in a ritual bath to bring new love in, or to free yourself of an old love. Opens the heart meridian-clears energy movement between the heart and the hands.
Used in spells for; money, love attraction, banishing, exorcising and for protection.
Basil oil is also associated with clairvoyance, commanding, divination, honesty and psychic development.