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Cilantro

Cilantro

Cilantro comes originaly from Northern Africa, Southern Europe and Asia.

It is an herb that comes from the seed of coriander, which is a spice.

All parts of the plant are edible but the fresh leaves are what is known as cilantro in North America.

Health Benefits - low calories, no cholesterol Used in treatment of Alzheimer's patients by limiting neutral damage to brain.

High in Vitamin K which is good for bone mass.

Cilantro is used most in savory foods Best used fresh but can be dried.

It is an herb and a spice, leaves are herbs seeds (coriander) are spice.

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