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Title : Benefits of Curry Leaves Kadi Patta

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Curry leaves popularly called curry patta (kadi patta) are a rich source of vitamin A, calcium and folic acid and among other things can prevent early development of cataract.

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These tender, fern-like leaves have a spicy aroma and tangy flavor. Curry leaves popularly called curry patta (kadi patta) are a rich source of vitamin A, calcium and folic acid and among other things can prevent early development of cataract. Popularly known as curry patta, they used very often in the south indian food. They are also used as an herbal tonic in ayurvedic medicine. A good source of folic acid, the leaves can also help in absorption of iron. Other proposed benefits include boost in circulation and anti-inflammation. It is also anti-diabetic, antioxidant, and delays premature graying. With its anti-inflammatory benefits, it is used in treating bruises and skin eruptions.

Curry leaves stimulates the digestive system, and relieve nausea and heartburn. This shows that curry leaves and their extract hold great promise to mediate the immune system and metabolic processes. Including this ingredient in your daily diet has many proven health benefits. They can be used both raw and cooked. Kadi Patta leaves are best consumed fresh.

Other healthy benefits include:

Nausea and discomfort: Chew a few leaves. Add them to buttermilk along with cumin and rock salt. This drink is a very useful herbal remedy for nausea.

Indigestion and irregular bowel movement: Chewing few curry leaves on empty stomach first thing in the morning helps regulate peristaltic movements.

Hair: Roast curry leaves and add to your usual hair oil. It makes a good hair tonic.

Adult onset diabetes and high cholesterol: Regular consumption of curry patta can help if you have diabetes with the co-morbidity of high cholesterol. Chew 8 to 10 curry leaves every morning. It helps reduce blood sugar and high cholesterol.

Having buttermilk mixed with crushed curry patta with a pinch of salt provides relief from nausea and vomiting. Besides, you can soak some curry leaves in four cups of water for two hours, filter the solution and drink half a cup of the infusion three times in a day.

Take a handful of curry leaves (Kadi patta) and boil them in one tablespoon of coconut oil until they become dark in color. Use this mixture on your hair and wash it off with herbal shampoo after an hour to prevent and cure premature greying of hair. It also stimulates hair growth.

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