In Ayurveda, "Eating curry leaves cooked in coconut oil leaves is recommended for healthy hair." (One World, 2001)
Because the curry leaves are rich in antioxidant, folic acid and iron, it is a great diet addition for those who suffer from anemia. They have also been used for those with diabetes and high cholesterol diseases.
Some other properties of this plant include treating inflammation, skin rashes, fighting parasites/worms, reducing vomiting and diarrhea as well as other digestive disorders.
In animal studies, the aim was to study the protective properties of curry leaves against lesions in the gastric intestines6. Results confirmed the antioxidant effects of this plant reduces free radicals which therefore prevent gastric stress.
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