Indian almond leaves are used in aquariums for betta fish. The leaves mimic the natural environment in which the betta fish live. The leaves are also known to heal fish after they are wounded in a fight.
Indian almond leaves are also helpful for promoting betta fish breeding in an aquarium setting. The leaves condition the water in an aquarium as well, created an ideal environment for the fish. Many believe that Indian almond leaves can also prevent diseases in fish. The leaves contain antibacterial components that protect the plant against rotting and decay. Quercetin is present in the leaves and is an anti-inflammatory agent that protects the human body against free radicals.