Coriander lowers bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the levels of good cholesterol (HDL).A very good food for digestive system, coriander promotes liver functions and bowel movements.Coriander is good for diabetes patients. It can stimulate the insulin secretion and lower the blood sugar levels.The fat soluble vitamin and antioxidant- Vitamin A, protects from lung and cavity cancers. Coriander’s anti-septic properties help to cure mouth ulcer.Coriander is good for the eyes. Antioxidants in coriander prevent eye diseases. It’s a good remedy in the treatment of conjunctivitis, It’s a very good herb to promote the nervous system. It can stimulate the memory.
Coriander, Coriandrum sativum, is an erect annual herb in the family Apiaceae. The leaves of the plant are variable in shape, broadly lobed at the base of the plant, and slender and feathery higher on the flowering stems. It is a soft, hairless plant.