Coriander is an aromatic annual herb native to Southern Europe and Western Asia, now cultivated in most temperate regions of the world. It grows to a height of between 35-60cm. There are two kinds of leaves on coriander, the upper leaves are fern-like and finely divided, the lower ones are broadly lobed and undivided, and both types of leaves are bright green. The flowers and comprised of umbels of shortly stalked florets which are white to pale pink in colour and 5-6mm in diameter. Flowers produce small, globular, aromatic seeds which are 3-5mm in diameter, brown-beige in colour with vertical ridges.
Ingredients: Dried ground seeds of Coriandrum sativum.
Good Source Of Vitamin C:
Coriander is a rich source of many essential vitamins like folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin A and beta-carotene. Studies have shown that coriander leaves and seeds contain 30% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that is essential for a healthy body and skin.
Coriander is quite effective in curing various skin diseases like eczema, itchy skin, rashes and inflammation. It also helps cure mouth ulcers and sores.
The antibacterial properties of coriander seeds work as an effective home remedy for pimples, acne and blackheads. Prepare a face mask with coriander paste, honey and turmeric. You can also add multani mitti if you have oily skin. Apply the mask all over the face and let it dry. Rinse with cold water.
Benefits Of Coriander Leaves For Hair:
Add some powdered coriander seeds in your hair oil and use it to massage your scalp atleast twice a week. This will prevent further hair fall and help stimulate the roots for the growth of new hair.
The information here is purely for educational purposes and is not meant to diagnose or play the rolse of a medical professional.