Coriander is a small, hollow-stemmed plant in the Apiaceae family, in the genus Coriandrum. Its scientific name is Coriandrum sativum.Coriander is native to South-Eastern Europe and grown extensively all over the Europe, Middle East, China, India, and Turkey. It is recognized as cilantro in the west.Coriander seeds are loaded with nutrients such as high content of antioxidants, dietary fiber, Vitamin C, B, copper, potassium, manganese, magnesium, calcium, iron and zinc. It also contains moderate amounts of fat and protein. 100% Organic and Eco-friendly packed. Cultivate your own farm on your home and be healthy.
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Coriander seeds can be ready for harvest when the plant turn brown, and its leaves begin to dry and fall. Immature seeds are light green and taste bitter.The smell is due to the presence of volatile oils and antioxidants that includes linalool, linoleic acid, terpene, alpha-pinene, oleic acid and others. Pleasant, aromatic and spicy, its seeds have been found utility since ancient times in cooking as well as in various traditional medicines. To harvest; cut the crop, tie in small bundles, and sun-dry for several days. Traditionally, to separate the seeds, either the sheaves beaten with a stick or a lightweight roller employed to wear off the pods.This herbaceous plant grows up to 2 feet in height with branching stems, featuring deep-green soft, hairless bi-lobe or tri-lobed leaves. The mature plant bears small light pink color flowers that subsequently turn into globular or oval-shaped fruits (seeds). The seeds measure about 4-6 mm in diameter with a central hollow cavity containing two vertical vittae containing some important essential oils.
Nutritive Value of Coriander seeds:
Nutritional value per 100 grams
- Energy : 298 Kcal
- Protein : 12.37 g
- Dietary Fiber: 41.9 g
- Folates: 1 µg
- Niacin: 2.130 mg
- Riboflavin: 0.290 mg
- Thiamin: 0.239 mg
- Vitamin A: 0 IU
- Vitamin C: 21 mg
Health Benefits of Coriander seeds:
The research shows that coriander seeds effectively cure skin problems such as itchy skin, eczema, inflammation and rashes as it possess antiseptic properties. It is also used to cure mouth sores and ulcers. Seeds possess linoleic acid which possess pain relieving properties that helps to lower irritation.
Coriander is a natural aid to cure diabetes and lower blood sugar. So add coriander to the diet. Animal studies have shown that it assist stimulation of insulin and reduce blood sugar. It improves carbohydrate metabolism and promote hypoglycemic activities. It enhances secretion of insulin from pancreas and exhibits insulin like activities at cellular level.
Coriander acts like antispasmodic drug which helps to relax contracted digestive muscles which cause discomfort of IBS and other problematic gut problems. The study evaluated the coriander preparation lowered severity and frequency of abdominal pain as well as discomfort. Coriander seeds contain antioxidant properties as well as dietary fiber which support healthy function of liver and also facilitate bowel movements. It assists in generation of digestive compounds and facilitates digestion. Add coriander seeds to the diet by those who experience indigestion.
Normalize cholesterol level
Study shows that addition of coriander to the diet lowers bad cholesterol levels. The animal study shows that significant reduction in bad cholesterol or LDL and increase in cholesterol level was shown with coriander seeds. This spice might be helpful for those who are seeking to lower overall cholesterol and balance LDL and HDL cholesterol. Coriander seeds contain coriandrin which is a compound that controls lipid digestion process by lowering cholesterol levels.
Prevent urinary tract infections
Coriander seeds help to provide relief from symptoms of urinary tract infection. Soak dried coriander seeds (1.5 teaspoons) in two cups of water overnight. Strain it and drink or it could be added to morning smoothies. It provides relief from discomfort and pain related with Urinary tract infections and also speeds up the healing process.
Coriander seeds support menstrual health by regulating proper endocrine gland function and hormones that regulates menstrual cycles. Moreover, coriander lowers cramps, bloating and pain during menstrual cycle. Those women who suffer from heavy menstrual flow should add coriander seeds to the diet. It contains natural stimulants that help to stimulate endocrine glands for secretion and maintains hormonal balance which ensures that related pain is lowered and also alleviates excess flow. It also prevents menstrual irregularities.
Prevent neurodegenerative disease
Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis and meningitis are related with chronic inflammation. The study shows that diet rich in pepper, turmeric, ginger, clove, cinnamon, garlic and coriander helps to prevent neurodegenerative diseases. Research found that diets rich in these nutrients lowered the chances of neurological degeneration.
Treatment for flu and cold
Vitamin C is an antioxidant which is essential for beautiful skin and sound body. Coriander seeds contain vital vitamins such as beta carotene, vitamin A, folic acid and vitamin C. Coriander seeds contains about 30% of vitamin C which helps to cure flue and cold
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