Sunday, 13 November 2016

Health Benefits of Curry Leaves

Skin Care:

Curry leaves can be quite beneficial for your hair as well and when boiled in cow’s milk provides relief from skin infection and heat rash. The herb also possesses the qualities of the herbal tonic and can be consumed along with honey of buttermilk in strengthening the functions of the digestive system.

Eye Disorder:

The fresh juice of curry leaves are also used as an eye treatment for certain eye disorders, especially in arresting the development of cataract.

Stomach Disorders:

Tender curry leaves (plucked fresh, if possible) are mixed with natural honey and consumed to ease any stomach discomfort or indigestion. They can also be mixed with other mild herbs to create a healthy herbal tea.

Cholesterol and Weight Reduction:

Eat a few curry leaves for cholesterol reduction every morning on an empty stomach.


Expectant mothers have also been using curry leaves to reduce the discomfort of morning sickness. This condition is usually seen in the first trimester of pregnancy. The changes in a pregnant woman’s hormones cause nausea that may lead to vomiting. A boiled essence of the bark is used to control nausea and prevent excessive vomiting. Chewing on fresh curry leaves is also beneficial for nausea, though the taste may be slightly bitter.

Hair Care:

Using curry leaves for hair problems such as dandruff, hair fall, and graying hair can be extremely beneficial.  It is believed that consuming curry leaves regularly can help give you strong, thick and dark hair.

Curry Leaves Nutrition Facts

Curry leaves contain iron, calcium, vitamin C, and phosphorous. It is also high in proteins, carbohydrates and fibers.