Tejpatta, also known as Indian Bay Leaf, is used to impart a characteristic flavor in various cuisines. It gives a warm, peppery, clove-cinnamon like flavor to food.Tejpatta is beneficial for diabetes as it helps to manage blood glucose levels by enhancing insulin secretion due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. It is also good for heart health as it helps to lower the bad cholesterol and manages blood pressure by removing excessive sodium due to its diuretic property. Tejpatta might also help prevent stomach ulcers by reducing the free radical damage caused to stomach cells as it is rich in antioxidants and has gastroprotective properties. Adding Tejpatta leaves to food helps in improving digestion and also prevents gas and flatulence due to its carminative property.