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Campus Trees

Murraya koenigii


Family:  Rutaceae

Common Names: Curry Leaf Tree

Flowering Period: March – July


  • Curry Leaf tree is a small or medium sized tree, most famous for its aromatic leaves that provide curry spice.
  • Curry leaves are extensively used in Southern India and Sri Lanka (for the authentic flavour).
  • It is a small tree, growing 4-6 m tall, with a trunk up to 40 cm diameter.
  • The leaves are pinnate, with 11-21 leaflets, each leaflet 2-4 cm long and 1-2 cm broad. They are highly aromatic.
  • The flowers are small white, and fragrant.
  • The small black, shiny berries are edible, but their seeds are poisonous.


  • Leaves are edible.
  • The leaves are used to flavour and enhance aroma in Indian curries.
  • The essential oil found in the leaves and seeds have antibacterial and anti-fungal activity.
  • Bark-paste is antiseptic, applied to skin eruptions.
  • Root extract is taken for relief from renal pain.