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co·ri·an·der

(kō'rē-an'der),
The dried ripe fruit of Coriandrum sativum (family Umbelliferae); a mild stimulant aromatic and a flavoring agent.

coriander

Herbal medicine
An annual herb that contains volatile oils, including corioandrol and pinene, which has been used as an appetite stimulant, carminative and gastrointestinal tonic.

coriander,

n Latin names:
Coriandrum sativum, Coriandrum sativum var.
vulgare, Coriandrum sativum var.
microcarpum; part used: fruit (dried); uses: anthelmintic, appetite stimulant, arthritis, dyspepsia; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; can cause nausea, fatty liver tumors. Also called
Chinese parsley and
cilantro.