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  • Writer's pictureDr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam

Curry Leaves - Health Benefits

Curry leaves are a wonderful herb that can enhance your health and your food. They have many benefits that you may not be aware of. Here are some of them:

  • Curry leaves can protect your body from harmful substances that can cause diseases. These substances are called free radicals, and they can damage your cells and organs. Curry leaves have antioxidants, which are substances that can fight against free radicals and prevent them from harming you.

  • Curry leaves can improve your heart health by lowering your cholesterol and triglyceride levels. These are fats that circulate in your blood and can block your arteries if they are too high. This can lead to high blood pressure, heart attacks, and strokes. Curry leaves can help reduce these fats and keep your arteries clear and healthy.

  • Curry leaves can help fight against cancer, especially breast cancer. Breast cancer is a very common and serious disease among women. It can affect the breast cells and make them grow abnormally and spread to other parts of the body. Curry leaves can stop the growth and spread of breast cancer cells and even kill them.

  • Curry leaves can help prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative brain disorder that causes memory loss, confusion, and cognitive decline. Alzheimer’s disease has no cure, and it affects millions of people around the world. However, curry leaves can protect the brain cells from damage and even reverse some of the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.

Curry leaves are also a good source of vitamins A, C, E, and B, which are essential for your overall health and well-being. They can also enhance the flavor and aroma of your dishes, making them more enjoyable and satisfying.

To enjoy the benefits of curry leaves, you can add them to your curries, rice dishes, dals, soups, salads, or any other recipe that you like. You can also make a tea by boiling some fresh or dried curry leaves in water and adding some honey or lemon for taste. You can drink this tea once or twice a day for optimal results.

Curry leaves are a natural and safe way to improve your health and prevent diseases. They are widely available in most grocery stores or online. Try adding them to your diet today and see the difference for yourself.

Dr. Karuturi Subrahmanyam, MD, FRCP (London), FACP (USA)

Internal Medicine Specialist

Kify Hospital



Phone : 85000 23456

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