Curry leaves is either called “karu veppilai” in Tamil. karu vepillai one of the most important ingredient used in south Indian cooking to give rich aroma in food. It is also used in siddha medicines to cure various ailments. Curry leaves are not only used for cooking as seasoning ingredient, it is also used as medicines too.
Curry leaves is rich in vitamin A, B, B2, C, Calcium and Iron.
It is also used as
- Anti oxidant,
- Anti diabetic,
- Cytotoxic activity,
- Anti microbial activity.
If you started using curry leave in your daily activities means surely you can see miracles in your body.
Come on lets check what are the other medicinal uses of curry leaves,
Here I listed some topic:
- Control Hair fall and premature greys
- Weight loss
- Protection from Heart disease
- Digestion and diarrhea
- Keeps away anemia
- Maintains high blood sugar
- Helps in Skin care
- Good functioning of liver
So here lets check how curry leaves benefited us in medical based too!
1. Control Hair Fall And Premature Greys:
Curry leaves plays an important role in hair fall and premature greys. Curry powder is rich in antioxidants that moisturize the scalp while getting rid of dead hair follicles. They are a good source of proteins and beta-carotene, both of which prevent hair loss and thinning. The leaves are also rich in amino acids that help strengthen follicles and keep them healthy. Here by they will stimulate the hair growth and controls hair fall.
A Simple Home Made Hair Pack
A simple homemade hair pack made with curry leaves is very good for promoting hair growth and arresting hair fall. Grind tender curry leaves to a smooth paste along with little yogurt and apply this hair pack and wait for 15-20 minutes before washing it off. Try to use this hair pack regularly to see results. This hair pack also prevents dandruff. It’s well known for premature grey hairs and gives rise to healthier hair roots to natural pigment.
2. Weight Loss:
Curry leaves will show you amazing results in weight loss. If you pretend to take curry leaves in regular schedule by daily means ,it will burn stomach fat first and gradually will reduce other body fat too. A study conducted on the effects of curry leaves on our health has proved that it is very effective in reducing the cholesterol
A good functioning of digestive system is the key to effortless weight loss naturally.
A Simple Homemade Weight Loss Tip
Eat 15 curry leaves in empty stomach or take 2 tablespoon leaf powder in empty stomach regularly, you can see good results.
3. Protection From Heart Disease:
Curry leaves are consists of anti oxidants which control the blood cholesterol. It will decrease the amount of bad cholesterol and increase the amount of good cholesterol in blood. So it reduces the risk of heart disease.
A Simple Home Remedy
Take 2 tablespoon of curry leaves power in Luke warm water with honey (optional). Drink daily it will surely give you good results.
4. Digestions And Diarrhea:
Curry leaves is an effective remedy for treating indigestion and diarrhea .In Ayurveda, it is believed that karu vepillai has mild laxative properties that not only help the stomach get rid of unwanted waste and toxic waste and balances out the pitta levels in the body.
It contains carbazole alkaloid that posses anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which in turn help in combating an upset stomach.
A Simple Home Remedy For Digestion And Diarrhea:
Fry cumin seeds in a little bit of ghee and then add the curry leaves. Add a cup of water and 1/2 tablespoon of dry ginger powder. Let it simmer for a few minutes, strain and cool. This mixture, if taken once gives good relief from indigestion and diarrhea.
5. Keeps Away Anemia:
Curry leaves are rich source of iron that is easily absorbed by the body. 100gm of curry leaves has around .930 mg of iron. It also increase the blood cells, which reduce the risk of anemia.
A Simple Home Remedy For Anemia:
Take one date and two leaves daily to avoid anemia.
6. Maintains Blood Sugar:
Curry leave is also used as anti diabetic.it actually maintains blood sugar level in your body. It also lower your blood sugar levels by affecting the insulin activity.it also reduces body weight so it’s really useful for the people who suffer from both obese and diabetic.
A Simple Home Remedy To Maintain Sugar:
Daily take a spoon of curry powder in your diet. You can also add one tablespoon of powder in buttermilk with salt. Gradually it will reduce your blood sugar level.
7. Helps In Skin Care:
Do you really think that it will help in skin care!!Yes it consists of anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and antiprotozoal properties. This makes it a great home remedy to deal with common skin infections like acne and fungal infections of the nail that are often difficult to treat. It also helpful in skin care. The juice or paste of the leaves can be applied on burns, cuts, bruises skin irritations and insect bites for quick recovery and clean healing.
8. Good Functioning Of Liver:
Curry leaves has indicated that the tannins and carbazole alkaloids present in curry leaves exhibited good hepato-protective properties. They are also helpful in protecting the liver from various diseases such as hepatitis and cirrhosis. Curry leaves eliminate bad toxins. Vitamin A and Vitamin C helps to stimulate the organ to work efficiently. Curry leaves were protecting your liver from oxidative stress and harmful toxins that build-up in your body due to the presence of kaempferol, a potent antioxidant.
So hereby there are other medicinal benefits too, it used to cure eye defects, respiratory issues, and several hair growth problems are can be treated using curry leaves.
Here after please don’t avoid curry leaves in your menu.
Eat well!! Stay healthy!!:)