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Tulsi, or the Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) is for the Hindus an embodiment of the goddess Lakshmi (goddess of wealth). This plant can be found in many Indian gardens and courtyards. She is worshiped daily with flowers, water, light and incense sticks like idols to obtain Lakshmi's mercy.

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