Thursday, January 31, 2013

Dill Leaves

Dill Leaves:

Dill Leaves are aromatic and used as a flavor in curries and soups. The flavor comes when more when it is cooked longer. The dried leaves are mostly used with herbs.

Nutritional Values with Dill Leaves:

  • Dill leaves have antioxidant which will fight with free radicals. Especially it is useful for smokers.
  • Dill Leaves are antibacterial resist bacterial load in the body. It is equivalent to Garlic.
  • Dill Leaves are rich in calcium which cure arthritis, osteoporosis and bone issues.
  • Dill leaves are a good source of dietary fiber, manganese, iron, zinc and magnesium. It reduces acid reflux, and prevent diarrhea due to rich dietary fiber content.
  • Dill leaves are ancient remedies for Hiccups and headaches.
  • Dill leaves contain active Flavonoids and vitamin-B complex which acts as good medicine to cure insomnia and sleep disorders.
  • Dill leaves are anti-congestive and anti-histamine in nature which helps to cure respiratory disorders.
  • Dill leaves are a germicidal and natural antibiotic. Dill leaves+ Turmeric paste is used to treat boils.
  • Dill leaves used as mouth fresheners due to its tangy taste and aroma.
  • Dill leaves contain many essential oils such as limonene, dillapiol,DHC, myristicin, d-carvone, terpinene and eugenol.Due to these it possess anti-septic, anti-spasmodic properties and helps lactation of
  • Milk in nursing mothers and regulate the menstrual cycle in women.
  • Dill leaves contains folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin A, vitamin-C and beta carotene which promotes better metabolism in the body.
  • Dill leaves are diuretic it will flush toxins present in the body.
  • Dill leaves contain monoterpenes which fights with cancer.
  • Dill leaves fights with diabetes due to the presence of essential oils.
  • Dill leaves + Sesame oil applied to joints to release pain and swellings.

 Cautions with Dill Leaves:

  • Don’t over consume some people say it has an allergic reaction on the skin.
  • Due to its diuretic property sometimes it releases excess urine.

 Juices with Dill Leaves:

  • Dill Leaves + yogurt + Cucumber will give cooling effect to the body and reduce stomach discomforts and release intestinal gas after meals.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Fenugreek Leaves

Fenugreek Leaves:
Fenugreek Leaves taste bitter and are green in color. It is used as herbs as it has many medicinal properties. The leaves are high in iron and also in calcium, fiber, and potassium.

Nutritional values of Fenugreek Leaves:
  • Fenugreek Leaves are rich in iron it is used to cure anemia.
  • Fenugreek Leaves improve blood clotting and kidney function due to richness of Vitamin - K.
  • Fenugreek Leaves will act as a medicine for constipation due to its richness in fiber content.
  • Fenugreek Leaves have rich protein and nicotinic acid these help for healthy hair.
  • Fenugreek Leaves and seeds have cooling effect on the body.
  • Fenugreek Leaves improves lactation of milk in nursing mothers and mammals.
  • Fenugreek Leaves fights against cancer and lowers cholesterol.
  • Fenugreek Leaves are rich in calcium, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium.
  • Fenugreeks seeds are used to reduce symptoms arise during menopause.
  • Fenugreek tea from seeds will cure sore throat, respiratory infections and fevers.
  • Fenugreek Leaves are rich in Vitamin - C and have sufficient B-complex vitamins.
  • Fenugreek Leaves directs the waste out of the body naturally by cleansing the intestines and cures heat boils and sores.
  • Fenugreek leaves used by the ancients to cure piles.
 Cautions with Fenugreek Leaves:
  • Fenugreek Leaves possess mild laxative property. Don't over consume.
  • Wash throws because it carries huge dust.
  • Select fresh and tender Leaves.
 Juices with Fenugreek Leaves:
  • Fenugreek Leaf juice will act as medicine for diabetics. The amino acids present in Leaves will help to secrete insulin. It is treated same as bitter gourd for curing diabetes.
  • Fenugreek Leaves or seed paste + Turmeric will cure acne, skin rashes, wrinkles and improves skin complexion.
  • Fenugreek Leaves+ Coconut milk or coconut oil will delay greying of hair and improve color, silkiness.
  • Fenugreek Leaves+ Vinegar cures dandruff.
    Fenugreek Leaves + Buttermilk will give good digestive capabilities and cure digestive disorders.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves are mainly used in curries as seasoning. Usually fried along with onions.The leaves are small and aromatic. These leaves have medicinal properties.

Nutritional Values of Curry Leaves:
  • Curry Leaf are rich in calcium and vitamin - A due to this it helps in building bones and good eye sight, delays cataract.
  • Curry Leaf will cure Osteoporosis and weak bones.
  • Curry Leaf will avoid mental disturbance by supplying calcium to brain. 
  • Curry Leaf will fight against mouth ulcers.
  • Curry Leaf will be very useful for people who are suffering from nervous weakness especially old age people.
  • Curry Leaf will reduce diabetics if it was taken in early morning with empty stomach. Due to presence of a Glycoside called koenigin will fight against diabetics.
  • Curry Leaf will act as medicine for several eye diseases when the paste was applied on eyes.
  • Curry Leaf root decoction will eliminate kidney stones and fevers.
  • Curry Leaf is very helpful for protecting hair color when dried leaves powder mixed with hair oil was applied on hair.
  • Curry Leaf activate digestive enzymes and break down food in easy way.
  • Curry Leaf will protect hair and avoid piles when it was taken with butter milk.
  • Grind Curry leaf, cumin seeds, black pepper corns, dried gingerand salt to a fine powder take with rice to improve digestion.
  • Curry leaf paste will act as medicine for cough, cold and sneeze's.
  • Curry leaf will reduce over weight and eliminates bad cholesterol when
  • fresh leaves chewed.
  • Curry Leaf seed paste will fight against insect bites and poison.
  • Curry Leaf will aid better liver condition.
  • Curry Leaves have anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-carcinogenic properties.
  • Curry Leaf guard against fungal infections and bacteria.
  • Curry Leaf is a good remedy for gastrointestinal issues.
  • Curry Leaf will increases lactation after delivery.
Cautions with Curry leaves:
  • Don't over consume because it is mild laxative.
  • Select only fresh and shiny leaves for better results.
Juices with Curry leaves:
  • Curry leaf (Dried) + Coriander seed powder + Rock salt will cure indigestion and increase the hunger.
  • Curry leaf Juice + Lemon Juice will cure morning sickness, nausea, Vomiting.
    Curry leaf juice + honey will give relief from piles.
  • Curry Leaf + Turmeric Paste will cure acne and skin rashes.