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Coriander

corianderCoriandrum sativum

Coriander, popular in Chinese, Indian and S E Asian cooking, has been used for health reasons since ancient times. Ayurvedic medicine uses it as a digestive aid and for urinary infections; the Chinese use it for many functions relating to the stomach; the ancient Greeks were said to use it to help weight-loss.


“And the house of Israel called the name thereof Manna: and it was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey. “ (Exodus 16:31)