To treat persons suffering from ringworm, first cleanse the affected portion using the stalk of holy basil plant, then wash with a decoction made of holy basil leaves in water. Then apply a paste made of holy basil leaves to cure the disease.
To treat scorpion bite, make a paste of tender roots of holy basil plant and apply to the affected region, to reduce the toxic effect of the scorpion bite.
To reduce the pain due to boils in the ear, introduce a few drops of juice of the holy basil leaves in to the ear.
To bring down the pain in the ears, put a few drops of juice of basil leaves in to the ear.
To get relief from cold, mix the juice of basil leaves with honey and consume it.
To get cured from severe cough, make a decoction of equal quantities of juice of holy basil leaves, juice of garlic and honey and take one spoon of this mixture every three hours.
To get cured from cough accompanied by fever, take juice of Holy basil leaves with pepper.
To get rid of phlegm, mix the juice of holy basil leaves, juice of onion, juice of ginger and honey and consume it.
To treat malaria, massage the body with the juice of black holy basil leaves, which will act as an antidote for shivering. Also to cure the fever, take the juice of holy basil leaves with pepper powder.
To get cured from dryness of the throat and the respiratory passage, take the decoction made of black basil leaves in water, one spoon thrice a day for four to five days.
To help cure indigestion, consume one spoon of the juice of holy basil leaves for two to three days, twice a day.
To get relief from morning sickness, consume the decoction of black holy basil leaves thrice a day.