Botanical Name: Coriandrum Sativum
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.
From southern Europe and northern Africa to southwestern Asia
- Linalol, monoterpene, anethole, camphor, oleic acid.
- Flavonoid glycosides, caffeic and chlorogenic acid, tannins, sugars, proteins, coumarins, mucilages, starch.
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.