5 Health Benefits Of Eating Curry Leaves
By: Pinki Fri, 06 Dec 2019 2:08 PM
Known to add a certain flavour and aroma to food, curry leaves are a commonly used ingredient used in the Indian kitchen. However, their health beneficial properties are not known to many. Antoxidant, anti-carcinogenic and anti-microbial in nature, curry leaves also offer many nutrients to your body. Here are the health benefits of curry leaves.
* Lowers Cholesterol
Curry leaves prevent the form of LDL cholesterol which is harmful to your health. Cholesterol oxidation by free radicals causes the development of bad cholesterol. Curry leaves curb this activity thus, controlling cholesterol levels in the blood and body.
* Treats Diarrhea
Curry leaf powder can be added to water along with a few drops of lemon juice. This should be consumed to treat indigestion. The presence of carbazole alkaloids in curry leaves helps in treating diarrhea.
* Prevents Graying Of Hair
Exposed to constant pollution, your hair may turn dry and lifeless as a result of losing its shine and nutrition. Blow life into your hair by applying curry leaf juice to it. Leave the juice on for half an hour and rinse it off. Follow this twice a week and you shall notice the change. Consuming curry leaves also treats hairfall.
* Heals Wounds
Research has proven that curry leaves have healing properties and they can be used to treat cuts, boils, burns and even itchy skin.
* Anti-inflammatory Properties
t’s anti-inflammatory properties reduce acidity and joint pain. Curry leaves are also known to prevent cancer.