Medicinal properties of Coriander / Cilantro
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) Cilantro, is of the plant family Apiaceae, also known as the Chinese parsley. Coriander seeds were found in the Egyptian tomb of King Rameses II. In Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, the Ancient Greek physicians all used coriander for its healing and medicinal properties .
The Ancient Greeks & Indians used coriander to assist in weight loss. In Ayurvedic medicine, coriander is used as a digestive aid; Apart as a garnish and a flavourer in curries, soups, casseroles, chutneys and salads
it is used to treat such conditions as nausea, toothache, hernias, measles, dysentery and piles. Traditionally, coriander has been used as an infusion in the healing of digestive conditions, flatulence, anorexia, gripe and colic pains & children's diarrhoea.
Coriander is an aromatic, annual herb and used as an Essential Oil, to eliminate toxins, stimulate circulation, ease migraine and treat rheumatism and arthritis.
Coriander essential oil has properties of being analgesic, a stimulant, anti-bacterial, anti-infectious and sedating. it mixes well with essential oils such as fennel, grapefruit, mandarin, ginger and other spice and citrus oils.
Whole coriander is soaked overnight in water and drunk whole, without chewing to loose weight.
Coriander is also know to remove heavy metals from the body such as amalgam.
Dr. Omura noticed that mercury levels in the urine increased after one consumed a healthy serving of Vietnamese soup. The soup contained Chinese parsley, or as it is better known in this country, cilantro.
Coriander leaves, act as a reducing agent changing the charge on the intracellular mercury to a neutral state, allowing mercury to diffuse. The next step is removing the mercury from the connective tissue. Mercury is preferentially attracted to the cell wall of the unicellular organism chlorella. It can also be bound to sulfhydryl groups in garlic or to sulphur in the form of MSM. To get the mercury out, thus cleansing the liver, intestines, kidneys and lymph system The clinical goal is to convert mercury into a state, enabling it to be removed from the cells and be eliminated from the brain, connective tissues, lymph system, liver, gastrointestinal tract, and kidneys.
This plant is used in cases of Metal toxicity, such as mercury amalgam, immune disorders, premature aging, cardiovascular disease, allergies, Alzheimer's, gastrointestinal disorders, psychological disorders, asthma, cancer, chronic fatigue, endocrine disorders and gingivitis.
All this action by a simple plant, known as Chinese parsley, Cilantro, Dhania and Coriander.