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Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-viral qualities
Diuretic
Helps prevent night blindness
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
Protects skin from UV rays
Reduces risk of cervical cancer
Relieves PMS

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tsp; Calories: 5; Fat: .3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 1g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: .2g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 1%DV

Did You Know?

  • Never heard of coriander? How about cilantro? They're the same thing!
  • Coriander is believed to be one of the most ancient herbs, referenced as far back as 1,550 BCE. 
  • Regular intake of coriander can serve as protection against many food and water-borne diseases like cholera, typhoid, food poisoning, and dysentery.
  • Antioxidants in Coriander can reduce redness, itchiness, and inflammation of the eyes, making it one of the best remedies for pink eye.

Ways to Eat:

  • With lentils
  • With beans
  • With potatos
  • In stews
  • As garnish

Farming Trivia:

  • Coriander is native to the eastern Mediterranean region and thrives in temperate climates.
  • It has been cultivated in Greece since at least the second milenium BCE.
  • Coriander was brought to the colonies in 1670; it was one of the first spices cultivated by early settlers!

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.