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Coriander is the seed of the cilantro plant. Comes from Western Asia and Southern Europe.

Common Uses

One of the most common used spices in Indian, and it is also used in Latin American dishes. Coriander is both used sweet and savory dishes, but used more in savory dishes. Usually used dried.

Health Benefits

-Lowers bad cholesterol

-Helps digestive system

-Helps diabetics by stimulating insulin production

-Contains anti-inflammatory properties

Interesting Facts

-Every part of the cilantro plant is edible, but people usually only eat the leaves and the seeds.

-Ancient Egyptians believed that coriander could be used in the afterlife as food for the dead.