The Many Health Benefits of Coriander

Natural Wonder – Coriander

Coriander helps in digestion, prevents flatulence and is excellent for those suffering from gastrointestinal problems.

We’re back with yet another natural wonder and this time it’s the herb that is used in every household in the entire country! Yes, that’s right we’re talking about the fragrant coriander!

Coriander is used in salads, soups, curries and chutneys. However, did you know the health benefits of it? We’ll tell you all about it so keep reading.

Health benefits of coriander

Coriander is packed with essential minerals and vitamins. The iron content in coriander is excellent for people suffering from low hemoglobin levels and the magnesium strengthens your bones. It is also rich in vitamins A, B and C.

Coriander is also excellent for your skin. You can get rid of acne, eczema and fungal infections by applying a paste of coriander mixed with turmeric. Coriander has anti-inflammatory properties which helps keep your skin clear and glowing.

Studies show that coriander helps reduce fat and is also good for diabetics. Eating raw coriander can help reduce blood sugar levels to a great extent and it is also helpful for those suffering from bronchitis and asthma.

Further information can be obtained at http://lifestyle.in.msn.com/health/article.aspx?cp-documentid=253997456

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