Angaya podi has been used in many Tamil households for years. This podi is a felicitous combination of spices and herbs. Coriander is an anti-oxidant, has cholesterol reducing properties, is an anti-bacterial and a diuretic. Dried Neem flowers helps improve eyesight and helps in the treatment of digestive disorders especially those relating to the liver. It is traditionally used for expelling intestinal worms. Sundakkai and manathakkali vattalwhen fried and eaten help in reducing gas.Sundakkai is said to have anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. Manathakkali is a rich source of Vitamin B and the leaves are often cooked and eaten to treat mouth ulcers. It is excellent for maintaining the health of the liver.