Curry leaves or sweet neem leaves are used in a variety of Indian dishes. They are great for the digestive system, help prevent diarrhea and also control cholesterol. Apart from just tempering your dishes for the added magic, curry leaves can also work wonders for your hair. They contain antioxidant properties and have the ability to control diarrhea, gastrointestinal problems such as indigestion, excessive acid secretion, peptic ulcers, dysentery, diabetes and bad cholesterol. They are also believed to have cancer fighting properties and known to help protect liver.