- Coriander is an annual herb with edible leaves and seeds, a very common ingredient in cooking throughout the world. It is especially very popular in India, South Asia and the Mediterranean region.
- Coriander is a wonderful source of dietary fibre and supportive of the digestive system. It is known to promote liver function and bowel movements. Coriander is also known for its medicinal properties.
The health benefits of coriander are slowly being uncovered. Traditionally, coriander has been used as a digestive aid, to help relieve nausea and gas, and to diminish anxiety. Coriander has been used in India for its diuretic properties.
- Coriander is most often cited as being effective for heavy metal cleansing and rightfully so, this herb is a powerful, natural cleansing agent. The chemical compounds in coriander bind to heavy metals and loosen them from the tissue (this process requires guidance from an experienced health practitioner).