Iahas-Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves


Curry Leaves Scientific Name

Murraya koenigii

Curry Leaves Other Names

English: Murraya koenigii
French: Feuilles de Cari, Feuilles de Curry
German: Curryblätter
Hindi: Karipatta, Mitha nim, Mitha neem patta
Sanskrit: Alakavhaya, Chhardighna

What is Curry Leaves?

Curry leaves or Indian Curry leaves are named as such due to their widespread use in Indian curries. It is one of the richest sources of Vitamin A.

In Ayurveda, Curry leaves are recommended to be eaten raw on empty stomach to relieve flatulence due to their carminative properties. Curry leaves help in balancing blood cholesterol and blood glucose levels. They have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that protect from the cell damage caused by free radicals.

Common forms of Curry Leaves

Leave, Powder, Capsule

Curry Leaves is commonly used for:

  • Preventing and curing obesity
  • Treating indigestion, diarrhea
  • Treating hair loss and dandruff
  • Treating mouth ulcer
  • Protecting liver
  • Lowering high cholesterol
  • Preventing skin diseases

Curry Leaves Dosage

Powder: ¼-½ tsp daily
Curry leaves Capsule: 1-2 capsules twice daily or prescribed.

Curry Leaves Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: Not known
Not so common side-effects: Not known
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Not known
Children: Not known.
Excessive consumption can cause a burning sensation in the stomach

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Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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