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13 Health Benefits of Coriander Seeds and Cilantro Leaves

Last updated on March 4, 2007

Health Benefits of CilantroCoriander seed and cilantro leaves have many known health benefits and researchers are finding more every day. Here are 13 known benefits:

1. Protects against the Salmonella bacteria

2. Reportedly works as a natural chelation treatment

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

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5 Comments on "13 Health Benefits of Coriander Seeds and Cilantro Leaves"


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Brooke Castillo
6 years 9 days ago

I put my cilantro in a blender and blend it with frozen mangos, banana, strawberries, and one cup of water. It makes a wonderful smoothie great for when you have any digestive issues. Takes care of heart burn, gas, and nausea for me.

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Cilantro Health Nut
6 years 4 months ago

I too love cilantro. Yet, I think it is somewhat of an acquired taste. The first time I had it a little bit was too much, but now I take dried cilantro out of a jar and chew the way men in the old days chewed tobacco. I think it does have health benefits. I can certainly tell when I have been chewing it and when I have not. Thanks for an interesting article.

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Gabe
6 years 11 months ago

Think imma make some “power” Salsa tonite with
Tomatoes
Onions
Jalapenos
Cilantro
Sea Salt
Lime

You can add Garlic if you want.

Serve on top of a Chicken Breast with a Side of Black Beans.

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Tiffany
7 years 7 days ago

I eat it straight up… I dunno about an overdose…

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joan hales
7 years 21 days ago

can you overdose on cilantro I SEEM TO CRAVE IT