Kadi patta is widely used in curries, rice, snacks, chutneys and sauces for its aromatic flavour and you also get amazing health and beauty benefits with a distinctive aroma.
As an herb, kadi patta is helpful in controlling obesity, hypertension, indigestion, anaemia, diabetes, acne and hair loss. The aromatic kadi patta contains copper, magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus, fibre and carbs. Also, these leaves are a good source of vitamin A, B, C and E and amino acids.
Some important health benefits of kadi patta
Kadi patta can fight cell damaging free radicals as it has carbazole alkaloids, a compound that imparts antioxidizing, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties to the leaves.
Kadi patta has alkaloids that have a curative effect on surface wounds, mild burns, boils and inflamed or itchy skin. Kadi patta can be grinded to make an antiseptic lotion for topical application.
Kadi patta benefits in weight loss
Kadi patta can help reduce excess fat and for this reason, obese people are advised to munch on these leaves or consume the leaves with their meals.
Kadi patta has a sugar lowering effect due to rich mineral content that stimulate pancreas. Also, it protects insulin-producing cells in the pancreas from damage by free radicals.
Kadi patta can sharpen memory by reducing the effects of amnesia or loss of memory.
Relieve morning sickness
The aromatic flavour of kadi patta increase digestive secretions that help relive nausea and vomiting.
Kadi patta benefits in vision improvement
Kadi patta is rich in vitamin A that helps improve vision by the cornea.
Kadi patta has anti-microbial properties that make it great for skin treatment… Read more