Ocimum sanctum MT is useful for intermittent fever. Constantly yawning and stretching during chill, spasms in extremities, violent electric like shocks in nerves, violent internal and external chill and shivering. Thirst increased with the rise of temperature, flashes of heat from face, eyes and mouth. It is very efficacious in the first stage of consumption with slight fever, distressing dry cough, expectoration of phlegm streaked with blood. It possesses antibacterial and antifungal activities, as well as immunomodulatory effect.
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