Coriander seed is traditionally used for relief of tension in the upper abdomen, such as flatulence (gas), cramps, and bloating.
Coriander seed is used to settle upset stomach in and combined with cardamom, caraway, fennel, and/or anise. Traditional Chinese medicine uses the seed to relieving flatulence or colic by expelling gas and they use it as a gargle for toothaches.
Cilantro, Chinese parsley, Coriandrum sativum, Chinese Parsley, Coriandri Fructus, Dhanyaka, Koriander, Kustumburi.
Fruit and fresh leaves.
Infusion or tincture, and it may be use in food dishes.
Stimulant, aromatic and carminative.
Topical Uses / Applications:
Can be adding in baking goods and meals.
Anethole, camphor, linalool, pinene, quercetin, rutin.
GRAS: Generally Recognized As Safe. This herb can be safely consumed when used appropriately.
Many cultures believe coriander seed to be an aphrodisiac and it was used in love potions up to Renaissance time. You can find References to coriander can be found in Sanskrit writings as far back as 5000 B.C.E., and the seeds were found in Egyptian tombs as far back as the 21st Dynasty. Dioscides believed that ingesting it could heighten a man’s sexual potency.
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