Coriander

Botanical Name: Coriandrum Sativum

Botanical Name:
Coriandrum Sativum

Coriander plant green edible leaves

Family:

Apiaceae

Appearance:

Annual herbaceous species, exclusive of culture.

Use especially mature fruits that can be confused with other fruits.

Their taste has a pleasant aromatic characteristic.

Leaves a disagreeable taste.

Origins:

From southern Europe and northern Africa to southwestern Asia

Active constituents:

  • Linalol, monoterpene, anethole, camphor, oleic acid.
  • Flavonoid glycosides, caffeic and chlorogenic acid, tannins, sugars, proteins, coumarins, mucilages, starch.

Healing properties:

Fruits have carminative, bacteriostatic and fungicidal action. It is recommended in anorexia. Volatile oil is recommended to correct the unpleasant taste of some medicines. It is widely used in the food industry.

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