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coriander (Coriandrum sativum)

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coriander (Coriandrum sativum) cilantro leaves

« Coriander is considered both as an herb and as a spice. This plant has remarkable capabilities for improving your health »

Common name(s): coriander, cilantro, Chinese parsley, dhania 
Family:  Apiaceae/Umbelliferae
Origin:  Mediterranean, southern Europe
Parts used:  leaves, seeds
Constituents:  essential oils, linalool,  α-pinene, γ-terpinene, geranyl acetate, camphor, geraniol, vitamins and minerals (vitamin A, C, B6, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, iron), fibres
Therapeutic actions:  antifungal, antioxidant, hypolipidemic, antimicrobial, hypocholesterolemic, anticonvulsant 
Organs or systems affected:  digestive system, immune system, skin, cardiovascular system, skeletal system
Main medicinal uses:
  • keeps cholesterol level in check
  • sustains bones healthy
  • maintains blood pressure
  • improves anemic condition
  • helps calm sleep
Counterindications: Generally regarded as safe. It was seen to cause irritation of the skin in certain individuals. Pregnant women should avoid excess consumption of coriander without consulting with a trained medical professional.



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