Curry leaves are an ingredient used in a wide variety of Indian dishes. In Hindi the leaves are known as kadi patta and they’re added to almost every dish to enhance taste and flavor. In addition to boosting flavor, aroma and taste they pack some medicinal benefits too. The leaves are easy to find with every good supermarket carrying them and you can even grow your own to have an abundant, fresh and free source of this amazing plant.
Their scientific name is murraya koenigii, and ingestion of these leaves helps to support the digestive system, helps to prevent diarrhea, improves liver and heart health and controls cholesterol. And surprisingly they can also work wonders for your hair, improving its condition, adding shine and even helping it to grow faster.