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Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Superfood: Miracle Herb Coriander

Miracle Herb Coriander - Health Benefits of Superfood Choriander
Coriander seed and leaves have many known health benefits and researchers are finding more every day. 

Here are 20 known Benefits of Superfood Coriander: 

1. Protects against the Salmonella bacteria 

2. Reportedly works as a natural chelation treatment (Cilantro has been found to chelate (remove) heavy metals like mercury, aluminum, and lead from the body. In fact, it is believed to cross the blood-brain barrier and actually remove said metals from the brain.)

3. Aids in digestion and helps settle the stomach and prevent flatulence 

4. Is an anti-inflammatory that may alleviate symptoms of arthritis 

5. Protects against urinary tract infections 

6. Prevents nausea 

7. Relieves intestinal gas 

8. Lowers blood sugar 

9. Lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and raises good cholesteraol (HDL) 

10. A good source of dietary fiber 

11. A good source of iron 

12. A good source of magnesium 

13. Rich in phytonutrients and flavonoids 

14. It is also beneficial for women especially those suffering from a heavy menstrual flow. Six grams of coriander seeds should be boiled in 500 ml water and after adding sugar, it can be consumed while warm. 

15. For those with arthritis problems, coriander has many anti-inflammatory properties. Boil ground coriander seeds with water and drink the concoction. 

16. Coriander is known to lower blood sugar by stimulating the secretion of insulin. It has also been called as an 'anti-diabetic' plant. It helps the heart by lowering bad cholesterol and raising good cholesterol. 

17. This herb is also great for the skin. Its juice mixed with turmeric powder can help treat pimples and blackheads. 

18. Adding one or two teaspoons of coriander juice to fresh buttermilk is ideal for treating nausea and dysentery. Dry coriander treats diarrhoea. 

19. Coriander is a quick-acting anti-histamine and has affinity with the skin, especially the skin of the adrenal glands. 

20. Coriander is cooling It can be used internally to ward off allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis, hives, swelling and intense itching.Externally, it can be applied as a paste to affected areas.

Coriander. Benefits, Health Properties of Coriander Plant