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Murraya koenigii

Scientific Name: Murraya koenigii | English: Curry leaf | Sanskrit: Kalashaka| Hindi: Kari patta

| Bengali: Barsunga | Tamil: Karivepillai | Marathi: Kadipatta | Telugu: Karepaku

| Kannada: Karibevu | Malayalam: Kareapela | Nepali: Mitho Neem, Bogaaino

Medicinal Uses: Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Antiproliferative, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antidiabetic, Antitumor.

Plant interactions with the enviroment:

  • This plant plays a host to Papilio polytes 'Swallow Tail' butterflies. The larvae feed on the leaves of this plant.

  • Some of the birds that relish the fruits of this tree are Hornbills, Cuckoo (Koel) and Bulbuls.

Disclaimer: For the untrained eye, many plants appear similar. Do not attempt to harvest and use herbs until and unless you are familiar with herb identification and usage.

If you want to use any of the herbs mentioned on these blogs, please do so under the guidance of a doctor or a holistic practitioner. You can also write to us at for usage information specific to your issue.


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