Whether you need help in clearing your mind, finding joy, letting go of fear, relieving fatigue when the mind is weak or indecisive, simply being around the Basil plant will do wonders. Basil or Rayhan is known for its restorative, fortifying, and gentle anti-depressive properties among those who practice aromatherapy.
Perhaps this is the reason why Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) said, “Whoever is presented with Rayhan should not refuse it, because it is easy to wear and has a good scent”. (Sahih Muslim)
If you are an individual who is passionate to plant trees around the city, belong to a college environmental society or are part of a community group planning to host a tree plantation drive, this article has some useful tips that will help you plan and execute it.
As I write this, I am sitting on the dusty floor of a government school in the North Nazimabad area of Karachi. We have been coming here for past two weeks, almost every