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The dried ripe fruit of Coriandrum sativum (family Umbelliferae); a mild stimulant aromatic and a flavoring agent.


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.


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
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Garlic, chilli and coriander pretty much make anything taste good.
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The researchers tested coriander oil against 12 bacterial strains, including Escherichia coli, Salmonella enterica, Bacillus cereus and meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
KARACHI, October 05, 2010 (Balochistan Times): A Special team of City District Government Karachi raided on the mills in Haroonabad and Jahanabad and confiscated 700 bags of adulterated masalas including tumeric, spice and coriander powder.
Coriander is primarily used in modern medicine as a flavoring agent in medicines and as a stomach soothing addition to more irritating compounds.
The coriander comes through to the end, together with a touch of orange.