Coriander, a member of the Umbelliferae family, is considered to be a herb and spice because both the leaves (Cilantro) and seeds are used as a seasoning. The Cilantro leaves have a taste similar to flat leaf parsley and the seeds offer an aromatic taste if citrus peel and sage. The leaves are available fresh, while the seeds are typically available as whole or ground.
- Aids in digestion (Coriander seeds)
- Helps to lower cholesterol