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Its scientific name is Coriandrum Sativum L. The health benefits of coriander include treatment of swellings, high cholesterol levels, diarrhea, Mouth ulcers, anemia, digestion, menstrual disorders, small pox, eye care, conjunctivitis, skin disorders, blood sugar disorders, etc.

Coriander has so many benefits that a book can be written on them. It has eleven components of essential oils, six types of acids (including ascorbic acid, better known as vitamin-C), minerals and vitamins, each having a number of beneficial properties. The rest is given below.

  • Cure Mouth Ulcers with Coriander – A component of essential oils in coriander called Citronelol is an excellent antiseptic. Other components in Coriander have anti microbial and healing effects which do not let wounds and ulcers in the mouth become worse. Coriander also freshen up the breath.
  • Anemia: Coriander is good in iron content which directly helps curing anemia.
  • Swellings: Cineole, one of the 11 components of the essential oils, and linoleic acid, present in coriander, possess anti rheumatic and anti arthritic properties, which are very beneficial for swelling caused due to these two reasons. For others, such as swelling due to malfunctioning of kidney or anemia, it is seen to be effective to some extent, as some of the components help excretion of extra water from the body.
  • Cure Diarrhea with Coriander – Borneol and Linalool are the components of essential oils in coriander which aid digestion, proper functioning of liver and bonding of bowels, helping cure diarrhea. Components like Cineole, Borneol, Limonene, Alpha-pinene & beta-phelandrene have anti bacterial effects, so it also cures diarrhea caused by microbial and fungal action. The fresh coriander leaves are also used as appetizers.
  • Cure Digestion Problem with Coriander – Coriander helps in proper secretion of enzymes and digestive juices in the stomach, stimulates digestion and peristaltic motion. Coriander is also helpful in treating problems like anorexia.
  • Reduce High Cholesterol Levels with Coriander – Linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and ascorbic acid (vitamin-C) contained in coriander are very effective in reducing the cholesterol level in the blood and also reduce the cholesterol deposition along the inner walls of the arteries and veins.
  • Cure Skin Disorders with Coriander – Skin disorders such as eczema, dryness and fungal infections can be cured using Coriander due to it’s disinfectant, detoxifying, anti-septic, anti-fungal and anti-oxidant properties.
  • Cure Small Pox with Coriander – Coriander contains essential oils which are are rich in anti microbial, anti oxidant, anti infectious and detoxifying components and acids. Vitamin-C and iron in Coriander strengthen the immune system. These properties help prevent and cure small pox. Coriander also have a soothing effect on small pox patients.
  • Eye Care with Coriander – Coriander contains anti oxidants, vitamin-A, vitamin-C and minerals like phosphorus in the essential oils. These components prevents aging of eye, macular degeneration and soothes eyes.
  • Cure Conjunctivitis with Coriander – Highly disinfectant and anti microbial properties of Coriander protect the eyes from contagious diseases like conjunctivitis.
  • Control Blood Sugar with Coriander – Coriander’s stimulating effect on the endocrine glands causes secretion of insulin to increase from pancreas, which increases the insulin level in the blood. This helps proper assimilation and absorption of sugar and results in fall in the sugar level in the blood.
  • Cure Menstrual Disorders with Coriander – Coriander is stimulating in nature and helps proper secretion from the endocrine glands. Coriander also helps proper secretion of the hormones and thereby inducing proper menstrual cycles and reducing pains during periods.
  • Other benefits: Coriander helps cure ulcer, inflammation, spasm and acts as an expectorant, protects and soothes liver. It is anti-carcinogenic, anti-convulsant, anti-histaminic and hypnotic. Coriander is believed to be a natural aphrodisiac and previously it was extensively used in certain preparations, combined with other herbs, to enhance libido.
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