10 Amazing facts about Coriander

Coriander is considered both an herb and a spice since both its leaves and its seeds are used as a seasoning condiment. Fresh coriander leaves are more commonly known as cilantro. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking. Today in ‘Dieting Right’ we will see 10 Amazing facts about Coriander.

Coriander (cilantro) is a wonderful source of dietary fiber, manganese, iron and magnesium.
Rich in vitamin c, vitamin k.
Contain protein, calcium, phosphorous, potassium, thiamin, niacin and carotene.
Very good herb in promoting the nervous system and stimulating the memory.
Coriander seed powders are widely used in asian and indian cuisines for centuries.
Coriander seeds help tackle diabetes and keeps a check on your cholesterol levels.
Coriander seeds help prevent menstrual irregularities, facilitates hair growth and even keep our skin beautiful.
Seeds and leaves of coriander are used to tackle stomach upset, loss of appetite, hernia, diarrhea and intestinal gas.
A miracle plant as its leaves, seeds and roots can be used for consumption
Coriander roots retains more floavor than its leaves. Have you tried using it in your salad?!



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s