Benefits Of Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are natural flavouring agents with a number of important health benefits, which makes our food both healthy and tasty along with pleasing aroma. They contain various antioxidant properties and have the ability to control diarrhoea, gastrointestinal problems such as indigestion, excessive acid secretion, peptic ulcers, dysentery, diabetes and an unhealthy cholesterol balance. They are also believed to have cancer fighting properties and are known to help protect the liver. The main nutrients found in curry leaves are carbohydrates, energy, fiber, calcium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, copper and minerals. It also contains various vitamins like nicotinic acid and vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin E, antioxidants, plant sterols, amino acids, glycosides and flavonoids. Also, nearly zero fat (0.1 g per 100 g) is found in them.

Health Benefits Of Curry Leaves
Health Benefits Of Curry Leaves : –
Most people think that curry leaves just add flavor to the food and they throw the leaves away while eating their soup or curry. However, they are far more important than many people realize, and they offer a number of health benefits without the side effects of other medicines.

  • Stops Diarrhoea
  • Gastrointestinal Protection
  • Antioxidant Properties
  • Anti-Diabetic Properties
  • Fights Cancer
  • Lowers Cholesterol Levels
  • Good for Hair Growth
  • Good for Eyesight
  • Radio-Protective and Chemo-Protective
  • Protects Against Pathogen Attack
  • Protects the Liver
  • Skin care

By:-Neelam Devrari
Department of Horticulture
Uttaranchal (P.G.) College Of Bio-Medical Sciences & Hospital