Coriander is one of the oldest spices and herbs. It refers a spice made up from dry fruit of Coriandrum sativum plant.
The Coriandrum sativum plants seeds, leaves and even its roots are edible, although they have quite different tastes, flavors and uses.
This herb has an aromatic, fresh and sweet taste with a little touch of citrus. As with all types of seeds, toasting them brings out more of its aromatic flavor.
It is generally used in Indian curries as well as in Asian cuisines.
It enkindles digestive fire while soothing and cooling the GI tract simultaneously. It removes excessive heat in the human body making it helpful in cooling the pitta-related imbalances linked with menopause.