A Marvel Versatile, Multipotential Plant Murraya Koenigii: A Review


  • Shradha Sarswat Department of Botany Narain College Shikohabad
  • Dr. Dilip Singh Yadav Department of Botany Narain College Shikohabad




Curry leaves, Medicinal Plant, Traditionally, Morphological Character, Health Benefits.


The adage goes, "Let food be your medicine and medicine be food." Popularly referred to as "Curry leaves" and "Meetha neem" is Murraya koenigii. Curry Leaf has a significant place in conventional Ayurvedic therapy.  According to the Indian ancient medical system of Ayurveda, herbal remedies can treat and manage a wide range of illnesses. It belongs to the family of plants known as the Rutaceae.. Crash curry leaves have a distinct flavour and aroma and is glossy and dark green in colour. The antinociceptive, antioxidant, anti-diabetic, and antibacterial activities of the roots, fruits, leaves, and bark of the plant have been related to the high concentration of carbazole alkaloids found in certain parts of the plant.. In Indian cuisine, its leaves are frequently used to spice meals. It is of Indian origin, is readily available all year long, and has long been an ingredient in many Ayurvedic medications. It is widely used in cooking and one of the key ingredients in traditional Ayurvedic preparations. As beverages, syrups, cordials, and flavoured teas can be prepared. Improved stomach and small intestine function, better-quality digestive juices produced during digestion, and higher salivary production are just a few of the health advantages of curry leaves. The entire plant is utilized for its stomachic and tonic effects. Morning sickness, kidney pain, stomach distress, and dysentery diseases were all treated with Murraya koenigii. As a result, it has the ability to make oils, inhalers, balms, and more. Indian-born Murraya koenigii is a significant culinary plant. A review of the literature suggests the plant has some important pharmacological properties. The review takes into account curry leaves' potential in the future. The current study's objective is to review curry leaf categorization, origin, physical characteristics, and traditional uses around the world. This paper describes the structural characteristics, background, ecology, composition, and therapeutic uses of this amazing plant.


Author Biographies

  • Shradha Sarswat, Department of Botany Narain College Shikohabad



  • Dr. Dilip Singh Yadav, Department of Botany Narain College Shikohabad




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A Marvel Versatile, Multipotential Plant Murraya Koenigii: A Review. (2023). Knowledgeable Research: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 1(12), 26-34. https://doi.org/10.57067/kr.v1i12.116

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