Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), commonly known as Cilantro or Dhania, is a powerful herb with many health benefits. This plant is rich in micronutrients and nutritional elements. It contains dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals like calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium. Aside from being used in cooking, coriander leaves and seeds strengthen the stomach, reduce fever and lower cholesterol levels.
Ingredients: Organic ground Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
It's medicinal proprieties have been documented in Sanskrit and Greek writings. Hippocrates used this powerful herb for its health benefits. In some parts of Europe, cilantro has been referred to as an "anti-diabetic" plant because its seeds have hypoglycemic effects. In India, coriander is very popular for its anti-inflammatory proprieties. The seeds of this plant were found in the tomb of Ramses II. Individuals who suffer from diabetes, as well as those with high cholesterol levels, can benefit from using this herbal remedy. Coriander may also be used in treating muscle pain, headaches and stiffness.
This herb is an excellent source of iron, phytonutrients and flavonoids. It protects the body against urinary tract infections, prevents nausea, lowers blood sugar levels and aids in digestion. Coriander juice is beneficial in treating dysentery, colitis, indigestion and hepatitis. When mixed with pinch of turmeric powder, it serves as a powerful remedy against blackheads and pimples.
Recent studies have shown that coriander can be successfully used in treating anxiety, depression and panic attacks due to its anxiolytic and sedative effects. This plant contains linalol, an essential oil that can help detoxify the liver and increase the appetite. Coriander also has blood thinning proprieties. Its seeds can be used to prepare medical teas to treat indigestion.