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Coriander Health Benefits | Natural Herbs used in Cooking

Fresh leaves and the dried seeds of coriander are the parts most traditionally used as cooking herbs and spices. Matches with curry, fish, ham, lamb, lentils, pork, stuffing, turkey.

Coriander roots
Coriander roots have a deeper, more intense flavor than the leaves. Used in a variety of Asian cuisines, Thai dishes, including soups and curry pastes.

Coriander contains antioxidants, which can delay or prevent the spoilage of food seasoned with this spice. Studys found both the leaves and seed to contain antioxidants, but the leaves have a stronger effect.

Medical uses
Chemicals derived from coriander leaves have antibacterial activity against Salmonella choleraesuis. Coriander has been used as a folk medicine for the relief of anxiety and insomnia. Experiments in mice support its use as an anxiolytic. Coriander seeds are used in traditional Indian medicine as a diuretic by boiling equal amounts of coriander seeds and cumin seeds. 

In holistic and traditional medicine coriander used as a carminative and as a digestive aid. Coriander used as  traditional treatment for type 2 diabetes, coriander extract has both insulin-releasing and insulin-like activity.Coriander has a significant hypolipidaemic effect, resulting in lowering cholesterol levels and triglycerides. This increase synthesis of bile by the liver and increase the breakdown of cholesterol into other compounds.

Coriander can produce an allergic reaction in some people.

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Aryan Bhatt said...

Thanks for sharing the recipe. Indian Food Network welcomes all expert chiefs to show their talents. Would love to see your recepie again. India food network cooking channel

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