Flora and Fauna of Kerala are diverse. The favourable climate with heavy rainfall and good quality of the soils helps both the flora and fauna to thrive. Forest covers a large area in the Western Ghats of Kerala.
Indian Flora and Fauna of the Eastern Zone is the representation of the rich biodiversity that exists in the country. This rich natural resource has also enhanced the tourism of the country to a great extent.
Tulsi is an Indian plant that is widely used for its medicinal properties. It is often used to treat common cold, toothache, etc. Tulsi leaves are an important part in the daily worship of the Hindu gods.