Curry leaves also known as sweet neem are treated as food ingredient to add taste, flavor and aroma in your dishes. Despite of this, curry leaves have many health benefits as they are packed with many nutrients such as: carbohydrates, calcium, iron, phosphorus, fiber, and vitamins. Here are some benefits of kadi patta.
Helps to prevent anemia:
Curry leaves are rich in folic acid and iron. Folic acid is a type of iron. In our body, iron becomes a part of hemoglobin which carry oxygen through the blood from tissues to organs. In this way, folic acid is used to treat iron deficiency anemia.
Helps in weight loss:
Eating Curry leaves, resulting in soothing of intestinal walls which improves digestion. A good digestive system, helps to maintain a healthy weight.
Curry leaves helps in preventing diabetes. Curry leaves contains anti-oxidants which prevent the body from many diseases and diabetes, one of the most important disease that can be prevented by curry leaves.
Curry leaves helps in lowering of cholesterol. It contains antioxidants that prevent the oxidation of cholesterol, by increasing the amount of good cholesterol i.e. HDL which prevents the body from cardiovascular diseases.
For hair treatment:
Curry leaves helps in treating damaged hair. It also prevents hair fall and dandruff.
They can be used as a hair tonic, hair mask, in your diet, and in your tea.
- Hair tonic: Take some fresh curry leaves and add some coconut oil and boil it until black residues will form. Cool it, and apply it on your scalp. Leave it for an hour. Wash it with the shampoo. This tonic also prevent graying of hair. Apply it twice a week.
- Hair mask: Take some fresh curry leaves with yogurt and make a paste, and apply it on hair. Leave for about 25-30 mins. Wash it with the shampoo. Apply it once a week. This will also make your hair shiny and smooth.
- In daily diet: Use a pinch of curry leaves in your foods which will result in strong, thick and shiny hair.
- As a tea: For this, the things you have to need are water, lime, curry leaves and sugar. Boil all of them, and your tea is ready to drink.