It is true when people say that a home without a Tulsi plant is incomplete. Tulsi is considered an auspicious plant not just from religious point of view but also from medicinal point of view. Its single leaf in your morning tea can cure you from cold. At the same time, no Hindu religious Prasad is complete without adding a leaf or two of Tulsi in it. Moreover, this plant is a great way of removing negative energy from your house.
Have a potted tulsi plant placed anywhere except the NE (Eshanya) corner of your house, Balcony, window sill, terrace or courtyard. Tulsi is considered a female plant she likes company so, tulsi’s in a pot, should planted in nos of 3 or 5. Placing a pot of blue flowering Lajvanti (Lajalu, Chui-Mui) next to tulsi pot is very very auspicious both these plants together bring Health, Wealth and Peace in the house and specially ward off evil influences. You may also Place a copper idol of Crawling BalKrishna at the base of the tulsi.
Tulsi is the sacred plant dearer to the Lord Vishnu. Tulsi symbolises purity. Tulsi got its name from Tulasi Devi, who was one of Lord Krishna’s eternal consorts. A house is considered incomplete without the Tulsi plant. Hindus perform special Tulsi puja in the Kartik month which starts after Sharad Poornima. It is the time of the Tulsi vivah (marriage). On this day Tulsi is decorated and coloured as a bride and is glorified as the one who helps in bringing people closer to the divine.