Top Benefits Of Curry Leaf (Kariveppila) – Sweet Neem Leaves
Top Benefits Of Curry Leaf
Benefits Curry Leaf – The leaves have always been sought after for their unique flavor and usefulness in cooking, but there are also a number of health benefits that make them highly appealing. The leaves can be dried or fried, depending on the intended use. The fresh form is also very popular, both for cooking and herbal medicines. In Ayurvedic medicine, curry leaves are believed to have several medicinal properties such as anti-diabetic, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic and hepato-protective (capability to protect the liver from damage) properties. The roots are used for treating body aches and the bark is used for snake bite relief. Curry leaves have anti-diarrheal properties. Carbazole extracts from curry leaves had significantly controlled castor oil-induced diarrhea.
Benefits Curry Leaf
Curry leaves are used as a cure for gastrointestinal issues in Ayurveda. They are also a good source of antioxidants. The presence of various vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C and vitamin E help in reducing oxidative stress and free radical scavenging activity. The chemical constituents found in curry leaves such as phenols are helpful in fighting cancers such as leukemia, prostate cancer, and colorectal cancers. These are also known to reduce bad LDL cholesterol level. They are also believed to help in strengthening hair roots. Dry curry leaf powder mixed with oil can be applied to your hair. Curry leaves contain high amounts of vitamin A and therefore is good for eyesight. They are also effective in fighting bacterial and fungal infections. They are helpful in protecting the liver from various diseases such as hepatitis and cirrhosis.
Curry leaves are also helpful in skin care. The juice or paste of the leaves can be applied to burns, cuts, bruises, skin irritations and insect bites for a quick recovery and clean healing.