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Urban Tadka San Marcos: Benefits of Curry
Curry leaves are extremely aromatic and have a strong flavor that has been compared to citrus, asafoetida, anise, and lemongrass. The Curry tree is a sub-tropical tree in the family Rutaceae which is native to India.
Curry leaves have multiple health benefits. They have been used medicinally and as a flavoring for food. They contain a range of nutrients including:
Curry leaves contain calcium, phosphorous and iron. Calcium and phosphorous are both necessary for healthy bones and teeth. Phosphorus also helps with waste filtration in the kidneys & red blood cells to carry oxygen to the various tissues using iron.
Curry leaves contain vitamins including vitamins C, A and E. Vitamin C helps with healing wounds as well as with the maintenance and repair of bones and teeth. Along with benefits for bones and teeth, vitamin A helps to promote good eyesight and skin health. Vitamin E helps with the function of many of the body’s organs and is an antioxidant.
Antioxidants fight free radicals in the body. Free radicals harm cells, tissues and organs. The antioxidants in curry leaves include vitamin E and carbazole alkaloids. Curry leaves have been used throughout history to treat various conditions. They considered good for treating diarrhea along with various other gastrointestinal problems. They are thought to have cancer-fighting benefits and can help with liver protection. In addition, studies have shown curry leaves to be effective for reducing the effects of the carcinogen dimethylhydrazine hydrochloride.