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5 Health Benefits of Coriander

Coriander belongs to a plant family of umbliferae. It is a plant that is used as food and medicine.It's origin is from southern Europe and Mediterranean region. It is a herb that is used to flavour dishes, soups, picked vegetables , cooked vegetables, breads and stews.

Coriander is safe for human consumption. You must eat it in moderation.

Here are the importance of coriander:

1. Improves heart health

Coriander is used to to lower heart diseases like high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. Coriander is diuretic thus helping the body to flush excess sodium and water from the body that helps regulate the blood pressure.

2. Protects brain health

Coriander extract can protect against nerve cell damage , improve memory and manage anxiety.

3. Promotes digestion and gut health

Coriander seeds decreases abnorminal pain, bloating and discomfort. Coriander extract is also used as an appetite stimulant in lranian medicine.

4. Improves kidney function

Coriander seeds are effective for treating urinary tract infections as they improve the filtration rate of kidneys enabling quicker urine generation.

5. Boosts immunity

Coriander offers antioxidants compounds that prevent cellular damage caused by free radicals and fight inflammation in the body.

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