Sunday, July 17th, 2016

8 wonders about Curry leaves you probably didn’t know

Snehal Mathias | July 17, 2016 11:10 pm Print
Curry leaves not only add flavours to our food but also improve our health.

1. Hair growth

Add fresh curry leaves to coconut oil and apply it on your hair from the roots till the end. It strengthens the roots and avoids premature grey hair. Applying this on a regular basis will nourish your hair growth.

2. Diabetes and weight loss

It helps to lower the sugar levels in the body by affecting the insulin activity. It also helps to digest food and improves the bowel movement. This will help you to lose weight.

3. Fights cancer and lowers cholesterol

The ingredients that fight against prostrate cancer are found in the leaves. The effects of curry leaves make your heart healthy. These cancer fighting agents kill other dangerous cells in the body such as in heart or liver cells. It reduces bad LDL cholesterol in your body.

4. Flawless skin

Adding a pinch of turmeric to the curry leaves paste, cures acne prone miseries. Curry leaves when added with Multani mitti (Earth’s soil) makes a miraculous paste and reduces wrinkles and age spots. It diminishes the scars as well.

5. Liver

It prevents the liver from fatal diseases like hepatitis,cirrhosis and harmful toxins. Vitamin C and E present in these leaves help in smooth functioning of liver.

6. Cures anemia

Anemia is caused due to lack of iron in the body. Curry leaves helps in the increase of hemoglobin. Iron is easily absorbed by the body which gets quicker results since folic acids are mainly responsible for iron absorption.

7. Great sight

The presence of vitamin A protects the eye surface which we call it as Cornea. Therefore, it fights various eye disorders like cataract, night blindness, cloud formation visions etc.

8. Skin infections

Curry leaves have strong antioxidant properties which are powerful and also strong in anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and antiprotozoal properties. It can be used as a home remedy to treat common fungal infections of the nail or any body part that are often difficult to treat.

Snehal Mathias
Snehal Mathias
Snehal Mathias, an enthusiastic food lover and a traveler. Writes for entertainment, food, travel, fashion, beauty, health and lifestyle.