Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
Coriander is considered to be a stimulant, diuretic, carminative and tonic. It is considered to be very helpful in treatments of different types of digestive dysfunctions. It helps in cases of indigestion, ulcerative colitis, typhoid fever and diarrhea. Coriander water is said to lower cholesterol levels if used on a regular basis. Excessive menstrual flow can be reduced with help of boiled coriander seeds. Used externally, coriander juice can help in treatment of dry skin and could be effective in removal of pimples and blemishes. A decoction made from dried plant is an excellent eye tonic. Safety: Some herbs could interact with certain medication. Therefore, it is advisable to consult your doctor or herbalist before consumption of any herb.