Coriander Health benefits & Nutritional facts

Coriander : Health Benefits

1.Lowering high cholesterollevels
A variety of acid compounds contained in coriander, linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and ascorbic acid are known to be effective inlowering cholesterol  levels in the blood. In addition, these compounds are also known toreduce cholesteroldeposits in the arteries and veins.

2. Overcoming Anemia
The content of iron in the coriander can help in overcoming anemia.

3. Helps the digestive system
The essential oil content varies in coriander can assist in the secretion of enzymes and digestivefluids in the stomach. In addition, it can also stimulate the digestive process by increasing peristaltic movements in the digestive tract. The essential oils in coriander also helps in overcoming anorexia.

4. Overcoming swelling due to arthritis
The content of cineole, which is one of 11 components of essential oils, and linoleic acid contained in the coriander has antirheumatic properties and anti-arthritis, the two properties are the reason that coriander can be used to treat swelling caused by rheumatism and arthritis.

5. Overcoming Diarrhea
Component borneol and linalool in coriander help the digestive process and improve liver function and the binding process faecal mass in the intestine, it helps in overcoming diarrhea. Besides through these mechanisms, components such as cineol in coriander, borneol, limonene, alpha-pinene and beta-phelandrene has antibacterial activity so efficacious in overcoming diarrhea caused by bacteria

6. Menstrual disorders
Coriander naturally stimulates the secretion of hormones and helps order of the endocrine glands, making it useful in maintaining order and reducing menstrual pain that may arise.

7. Eyecare
The content of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C and minerals like phosphorus in the essential oils coriander efficacious in maintaining the youthfulness of the eye, keep the eye from mascular degeneration and soothe the eye against stress caused by fatigue. In addition, the content of antimicrobials in coriander is also beneficial in helping to overcome conjunctivitis.

8. Overcoming skin disease
Coriander is also efficacious in dealing with eczema, dry skin and fungalinfection of the skin.

9. Reducehigh blood sugar levels
Stimulatory effects of cumin, coriander contained in, the endocrine gland increases the secretion of insulin from the pancreas. This course will assist in converting sugars into glycogen and eventually high blood sugar levels can go down to normal levels. The efficacy is very beneficial for people with diabetes.

10. Coriander other benefits
To treat inflammation or inflammation, spasm, expectorant, protects the liver, anticarcinogenic, anticonvulsants, antihistamines, and hypnotics. Furthermore, coriander is also believed to act as a natural afrodisiaka when combined with other herbaceous plants.

Coriander Nutrition Value
Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 298 Kcal 15%
Carbohydrates 54.99 g 42%
Protein 12.37 g 22%
Total Fat 17.77 g 60%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 41.9 g 110%
Folates 1 µg < 1%
Niacin 2.130 mg 13%
Riboflavin 0.290 mg 22%
Thiamin 0.239 mg 20%
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
Vitamin C 21 mg 35%
Sodium 35 mg 2%
Potassium 1267 mg 27%
Calcium 709 mg 71%
Copper 0.975 mg 108%
Iron 16.32 mg 204%
Magnesium 330 mg 83%
Manganese 1.900 mg 82%
Phosphorus 409 mg 39%
Zinc 4.70 mg 43%