This mala is made up of Tulsi (Basil) beads of 54 + 1 beads with Silver Cappings in between each bead along with Silver Wire. Tulsi wood, which is in the family of basil, is the most sacred of all wood in the Hindu tradition. It is worshipped in Indian temples as a Living Goddess. It has been considered holy by many religions, the tulsi plant is revered for its divine properties. Tulsi leaves are also an essential part in the worship of Vishnu and his avatars, including Krishna and Rama and hence, this mala is most recommended for chanting the Vishnu, Krishna & Rama Mantras.
According to popular Indian belief, wherever Tulsi is planted, the place becomes sanctified as a place of pilgrimage and the soldiers of Yamraj (Lord of Death) not dare to enter that place. According to scientists, the place containing Tulsi plant becomes pollution free. The oil of the leaves is capable of destroying bacteria and insects. The leaves have mercury traces and are hence nowadays used in cancer curing Ayurvedic medicines. The juice of the leaves cures bronchitis and stomach upsets. The leaves paste cure all skin diseases and the decoction of the leaves cures common cold. Tulsi rosary cures a person from High fever, Diseases of mind and from the ailment caused by disorder of the wind within the system according to Ancient Hindu Vedic Texts.