Tasty spice, but also a tremendous natural remedy
Cilantro or Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is a herbaceous plant from the Mediterranean and has a long tradition in cuisine and medicine. In fact, this is one of the most commonly used plants in the world. The name comes from the Greek word ‘koris,’ which means bed bug.
Scientists say it’s so powerful that it can efficiently remove mercury, lead, and arsenic from the body
The leaves are green and have a strong fresh scent. It has a citrus taste and is a fantastic addition to the meals. In nutrition, we are using fresh leaves and stems as well as coriander seeds after drying.
Its leaves improve digestion, fight against inflammation and lower blood pressure, while dried seeds are in use for cooking or therapeutic purposes. Coriander oil, which is extracted from the seed, has strong antibacterial properties.
This plant has a strong effect on health and various nutrients. It is rich in vitamins C, A, E, and K. It also carries fewer amounts of calcium, iron, phosphorus, and potassium, and is a real asset to antioxidants. In this plant, we also find cineol, linoleic acid, and tannins, which makes it suitable for making natural remedies.
Cyanander oil contains a high amount of phytonutrients. It is also a rich source of flavonoids, such as quercetin, kaempferol, and apigenin, as well as active compounds of phenolic acids.
Numerous health benefits of this plant
– Strong anti-inflammatory properties. This characteristic makes the coriander a suitable nutrient for all those who fight chronic inflammation, the leading cause of serious illnesses such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, and cancer. It also can cure rheumatoid arthritis and symptoms such as joint pain and swelling.
– Strong antibacterial properties. Coriander promotes good health of the digestive system and relieves gas, flatulence, and stomach upset. In particular, it should be noted that this green plant is successfully used in the problem of ever-increasing Helicobacter pylori infection in the intestine.
– It calms skin inflammation and skin diseases. Leaf extracts treat dermatitis and relieve itching, redness, and dry skin. The oil of this plant also prevents skin infections and successfully fights Streptococcus and Staphylococcus.
– Protects cognitive abilities and improves brain function. Scientists have confirmed that inhalation of essential oil can affect the formation of spatial memory, and extracts of the list increase the concentration of enzymes in the brain. Also, the various extensions of this plant can reduce the impact of stress.
– It helps with cardiovascular health. Coriander’s leaves are rich in antioxidants, they fight free radicals and prevent blood clots and blocked arteries from forming. Using coriander seed can reduce cholesterol levels and thus improve heart health, and oil helps with hypertension, venous, and arterial healing.
– Coriander is excellent in treating diarrhea. This natural remedy combats numerous pathogens that cause unpleasant reactions, such as E. coli and Salmonella.
– Coriander can be active against the poisoning. It eliminates heavy metals from the body, arsenic, iron, lead, and mercury. Its antioxidants have the power to detoxify the liver, and the process in which heavy metals are removed is known as chelation.
– Antimicrobial function. The extracts, tea or oil of this plant are used to treat yeast, and fungal infections, so essential oil destroys candida, and the coriander leaves treat oral candidiasis.
– Anti-diabetic effects. Coriander increases the secretion of insulin and affects the level of glucose.
– Helps with depression and anxiety. This miraculous bud proved to be a great assistant to relieve anxious feelings. Coriander can contribute to mental health by improving the quality of sleep.
This is a plant that we find in every kitchen. Pleasant, refreshing taste, decorative, and healthy. In sporadic cases, it can cause allergic reactions but has an incredibly wide range of problems that can assist with. That’s why it is one of the favorite spices in the world.