Cilantro also known as coriander, is known for its fresh flavors and citrus laced perfume, can change any meal in to a beautiful delight. The good thing about cilantro is that it does not only add a fresh burst of flavor to your food, but also has a host of health benefits.
Cilantro has been used for centuries and has been used to cure a host of internal illnesses like bad breath, intestinal issues and even bringing one’s libido back to life.
It is known to have high amounts of Vitamin A and C, including rich minerals like calcium and iron, which also help lower ones blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
A few benefits are detailed below:
It helps lower the level of cholesterol in your body!
Consuming cilantro regularly can help reduce the bad cholesterol in one’s blood stream and it also helps increase the good cholesterol. Which means that it is not only ideal for those who have high cholesterol, but also helps prevent heart ailments like attacks and strokes.
It brings antifungal and Detoxifying properties to the table!
The essential oil extracted from coriander, is used as a body cleanse, and has been used in past ages to rid ones body of mercury poisoning. When consumed in small doses, it can be used to treat some skin condition, such as eczema, mild burns and it has antifungal and deep cleansing effects, when one uses it as a face mask.
Source of vitamins and antioxidants
Coriander is a great source of antioxidants, Vitamin A, C and has a number of minerals like calcium. It will help ward off colds as it super charges your immune system, all you have to do is use it as garnish on your morning eggs. It also benefits bone health and eyesight as well.
Helps relieve menstrual pain!
Coriander helps gain relief from menstrual cramps and overactive bowel, common problems associated with ones menstrual period.
If you wish to live a healthy life, choose to make coriander a part of your life. You should get in touch with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist or get in touch with a Homeopath to learn how you can make natural herbs a part of your life to feel better!