• Leonie Quigley

Herb of the Week

Coriander – Scientific Name (Coriandrum sativum L.)

Otherwise known as cilantro, chinese parsley or dhania

Parts Used: seeds and leaves

Main Action: Digestive Aid

Some therapeutic uses:

Internally

Promote healthy liver function - antioxidant

Promote healthy bowel movements

Diuretic

Externally

Joint problems

Haemorrhoids

Warnings:

Overuse of coriander as a medicine can cause sensitivity to the sun.

May cause skin irritation if using externally

Avoid use if you are pregnant and breastfeeding


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