Cilantro also is known as coriander, is known for its fresh flavours and citrus laced perfume, which can change any meal into a beautiful delight. The good thing about cilantro is that it does not only add a fresh burst of flavour 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 abundant minerals like calcium and iron, which also help lower one’s blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

A few benefits are detailed below:

It helps lower the level of cholesterol in your body!

Consuming cilantro can help reduce bad cholesterol in one’s bloodstream, and it also helps increase good cholesterol. This 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 one’s body of mercury poisoning. When consumed in small doses, it can be used to treat some skin conditions, 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 an excellent source of antioxidants, Vitamin A, C and has several minerals like calcium. It will help ward off colds as it supercharges your immune system, all you have to do is use it as a garnish on your morning eggs. It also benefits bone health and eyesight, as well.

It helps relieve menstrual pain!

Coriander helps gain relief from menstrual cramps and overactive bowel, common problems associated with one’s menstrual period.

If you wish to live a healthy life, choose to make coriander a part of your life. Make an appointment with Hermeet Singh Suri (HOM, BSc., RHN, Epigeneticist) at The Homeopathic Plus Centre and to learn how you can make natural herbs a part of your life to feel better!