Ahmedabad: An extract from the ubiquitous household plant tulsi is found to protect one from harmful nuclear radiations—during a war situation or in the event of a nuclear reactor leak. The extracted phytochemicals from tulsi are now being turned into a drug at a Gujarat facility – Gujarat

Liqui Pharmacaps Limited (GLPL) in Padra on the outskirts of Vadodara city.The drug will be India's indigenous defence against all kinds of radiation and even prove to be a boon for cancer patients to alleviate the side effects of radiotherapy treatment.