Tulsi is an excellent mouth freshener and oral disinfectant and its freshness lasts for a very long time. Tulsi destroys more than 99% of the germs and bacteria in the mouth and this effect can last all day. The Ayurvedic herb has been shown to cure ulcers of the mouth and is also known to help inhibit the growth of oral cancer and Pyorrhea.
Tulsi destroys the bacteria that are responsible for dental cavities, plaque, tartar, and bad breath, while also protecting the teeth. It also has astringent properties which make the gums hold the teeth tighter.