Karuvepillai / Curry Leaves Dried / Aromatic and Distinctive Flavor
Botanical Name: Murraya Koenigii Origin: India Curry leaves are more popular in India because of its striking taste and aroma. In India, it is originally grown for its aromatic leaves. But it also has some medicinal properties so that it is used to treat some diseases.
Botanical Name: Murraya Koenigii
English Name: Curry Leaves dried
Tamil Name: கருவேப்பிலை – Karuvepillai
Malayalam Name: കറിവേപ്പില – kariveppilei
Telugu Name: కరేపాకు – Karepaku
Hindi Name: कथनीम – kathnim
Marathi Name: Kudianim
Kannada Name: gandhabevu, kari-bevinagida
Bengali Name: Barsunga
Oriya Name: lesunadando
Assamese Name: Bishahari, Narasingha
Mizo Name: Arpatil
Sanskrit Name: Alakavhaya, Chhardighna, गिरिनिम्ब Girinimba, Kadarya
Nepali Name: मेचिया साग Mechiyaa Saag, मिठो नीम Mitho Neem, नीम कौरी Neem Kauree, बौगुरेती Bauguretee, बोगाइनो Bogaaino, बोकिनी Bookinee
These leaves are generally called the curry leaves, although it is also defined as literallsweet neem leaves in most Indian languages. The native of this herbal plant is South Asia, these leaves are used for many dishes in India, Sri Lanka, and other neighboring countries.
This is the fresh herb that comes from the curry tree. The botanical name of this curry leaf is Murraya Koenigii, it is the part of the Rutaceae family that also includes citrus. It is a small tree that grows up to 4-6 m height. The diameter of this tree trunk is up to 40 cm.
These aromatic leaves are pinnate with 11-21 leaflets, each leaflet has 2-4 cm length, and 1-2 cm width. This plant has the small white flowers which can self-pollinate to produce small shiny-black berries containing a single, large viable seed. The berry pulp is sweet with the medicinal flavor. Neither is pulp or seeds of this tree is used for culinary purposes.
For Weight loos: Curry leaves help to weight loss. The carbazole alkaloids are bure fat and helps to regulate the cholesterol level in the body so this curry leaf helps to weight loss. The dried or fresh curry leaves are used to increase consumption, it is widely used in a healthy diet.
For Stomach problem: Curry leaves are also used to treat stomach upset. Add the curry leaf powder with the buttermilk and drink it in the empty stomach will deal with conditions like constipation, diarrhea, and dysentery. Eating the curry leaves in the empty stomach will support the good bowel movement and stimulate digestive enzymes.
For eliminates bacteria: Most of the sickness is caused by the infections or is caused by oxidative damage. Curry leaves are used as the natural treatment of these problems. Curry leaves have the carbazole alkaloids compounds this compound has the anti-cancer, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. These leaves also have the linalool compound which gives the natural aroma to this leaf; this compound has the bacteria-killing property. It helps to eliminate the harmful free radicals from the body.
For Diabetics: Currey leaves help to effectively reduce the glucose level in the blood. This leaf has minerals such as iron, copper, zinc that helps people who are suffering from diabetes.
For Morning sickness: The women in their first pregnancy may get morning sickness. The curry leaves will help to relieve the morning sickness. It also helps to increase the digestive and relieve morning sickness, nausea, and vomiting.
Curry Leaves Health Benefits:
- Curry leaves help to curing liver damage due to alcohol.
- Curry leaves are also used the maintain the blood sugar level.
- Curry leaves prevent the oxidation of cholesterol, it turns to increase the amount of good cholesterol and help to protect from heart diseases and atherosclerosis.
- Help keep anemia at bay If you suffer from anemia, eat one date with two curry leaves on an empty stomach every morning.
- Curry leaves have mild laxative property so that it is a good remedy for diarrhea.
- Helps with digestion Curry leaves are known to be carminative in nature and thus, is highly effective against indigestion.
- Curry leaves are used to cure sinusitis, wet cough, and chest congestion.
- It is a great home remedy for skin infections.
- It is also used to treat damaged hair.