Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Curry leaves - Health benefits


The botanical name of curry leaves is Murraya keonigi. The curry plant is a deciduous shrub that can grow up to a height of 6 meters. These plants are found in the warm tropical climates of the Indian subcontinent. These leaves are used for treating various illnesses in Ayurveda.
  • It is iron, calcium and phosphorous. It contains significant amounts of fibers, proteins and carbohydrates.
  • Curry leaves aid digestion. It is extensively used in Ayurvedic medicine for treating nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
  • Curry leaves help to flush out fats from our bodies. It reduces the level of bad cholesterol.
  • Skin care: The extract of these leaves could cure irritations from insect bite and minor burns.
  • Hair Care: It plays important role in hair care also as it retains the black colour of the hair.
  • Mother care: Handful of curry leaves when taken immediately increases lactation after delivery.
Regular intake of curry leaves either raw or as juice or in meals benefits us a healthy lifestyle. Check for a refreshing curry leaf juice recipe here....

3 comments:

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    Hi Anamika,

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    Thanks to point out the confusion.
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