KARIVEPPILA ( MALAYALAM ) - CURRY LEAVES -- MURRAYA KOENIGII ( BOTANICAL NAME )- GIRI NIMBA ( SANSKRIT )
In Kerala curry leaves Kariveppila has been used for seasoning curries for the past 6000 years. It promotes appetite. It is found in every South Indian kitchen.
It has iron, calcium, Vitamin C and phosphorus.
It is also used as a herb in Ayurvedic medicines.
Anti cholesterol ( early morning . make paste ball and consume on empty stomach )
Reducing obesity ( with Rasam )
Improving digestion and fights food poisoning
Improving salivary secretion and taste
Anti Diarrhea and dysentery ( boil with water)
Arresting morning nausea for pregnant women ( chew fresh leaves in the morning --taste will be bitter )
Arresting dandruff and premature greying of hair.( boil with fresh coconut oil , tulsi , gooseberry juice and hibiscus)
For indigestion ( with buttermilk -- improves functioning of small intestine )
For skin allergy and eczema ( paste with turmeric )
De worming ( with honey for children )
Anti fungal ( ground with turmeric )
Pssssst-- why do you think a Indian woman is so fertile. You literally go past her and she gets pregnant .
Grace and peace!
CAPT AJIT VADAKAYIL