Coriandrum sativum (Coriander)

Medical Indication

Part of the plant which can be used

  • The bulb, root and the leaf of the plant

Present in the market

  • Herbal tea
  • Tincture

Medical Use and Dosage – mode of administration

CORIANDRUM SATIVUM is mainly used to treat diarrhea and flatulence. It is also a very useful remedy as relaxing, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and emmenagogue for women.
In case of diarrhea and flatulence, it can be used in herbal tea, 2-3 cups daily.
In all aforementioned health problems, it can be used in tincture.
Other uses:
For insomnia: It is used as a tea with dried leaves.
Antibacterial action: coriander essential oil is used as an antibacterial.
Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases: Coriander tea consumption has beneficial action on the mentioned diseases.

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Combinations & Contraindications

In case of overdose, it might cause allergic reactions. People who suffer from bronchial asthma and bronchitis should not often take this remedy.
It is contraindicated to be used during pregnancy without medical surveillance.

Recognized Ethnobotanical use

CORIANDRUM SATIVUM is used to treat diarrhea and flatulence. It is also used as anti-inflammatory and antibacterial.

Dissemination & Use