Food Focus: Cilantro


(This article appeared in the December, 2010 issue of A Healthy You.)

The leaves of the coriander plant are called Cilantro. It is also known as Chinese Parsley. It is a sweet and fragrant herb that has been used medicinally in many cultures for many years. It is also a very good source of dietary fiber.

Cilantro has been said to be effective in helping to remove mercury, heavy metals & toxic agents from the body. It has been used as a digestive aid, is said to be anti-inflammatory, and is a good source of iron and magnesium. Cilantro has been used to control blood sugar, cholesterol

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