Amazing health benefits of coriander

Amazing health benefits of coriander


Coriander is a  beautiful rich herb that is commonly used add flavour to your dishes, coriander comes from the Coriandrum sativum plant.

People can use coriander in dishes like soups and salsas, as well as Indian, Middle Eastern, and Asian meals like curries and masalas.

It most certainly should be add into your daily diet, it has many health benefits which are listed below. Apart from being extremely tasty and nutritious it can also help with weight loss, weight management and aid you in healthy living. Adding this delicious herb is easy and if you want some delicious recipes please checkout our E-book store where you can find hundreds of healthy recipes.   

Fresh coriander

Coriander leaves are often used whole, while the seeds are used dried or ground.

Coriander is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae which is very closely related to parsley, carrots, and celery.

Coriander, also known as Chinese parsley, dhania, kothmir, or cilantro. The whole coriander plant is edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the most traditionally used parts of the plant used in cooking as well as a garnish

Health benefits include

1. Controls diabetes,

2. Aids in digestion

3. Prevents anaemia

4. Good for skin health

5. Prevents menstrual disorders

6. Lowers cholesterol

7. Anti-inflammatory

8. Prevents eye disease

9. Helps to manage blood pressure

10. Helps to prevent Alzheimer’s

11. Helps treat mouth ulcers

12. Helps to detoxify heavy metals

13. Defends against food poisoning

14. Protects nerve systems

15. Controls blood sugars

16. Prevents bad breath

17. Treat hair loss

18. Improves bone health

19. Protects the liver

20. Anti-cancer

21. Enhances libido

22. Prevents smallpox

23. Anti-allergic aids with diarrhoea

24. Controls anxiety

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By Aaron Christopher Slade

For an external resource please have a look at the NHS eat well plate.