Also known as coriander is one of those herbs that you either love it or hate it. Personally, i love cilantro and i use it all the time and lots of it in salsas, guacamole, salads and even when juicing. It is a great anti-flamatory herb, powerful and natural cleansing agent, rich in magnesium, iron, vitamins A, K, C, phytonutrients and has more antioxidants than most fruits or vegetables.
- one of every few herbs that is used as a heavy metal detox agent, to detoxify mercury and aluminum ( these metals usually enter the body through consumption of non-organic food, eating fish, using deodorants, smoking..
- lowers blood sugar
- lowers LDL (bad cholesterol) and raises your HDL (good cholesterol)
- provides relief from ingestion problems
- reduces menstrual cramping and hormonal mood swings (soak cilantro seeds over night and consume next morning to get maximum benefits)