Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Coriandrum sativum ( Malli)

seeds of  coriander

Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum

Malayalam Name: Malli,

                                Kotha malli
Coriander flowers

English Name:     Coriander

Family:                  Apiaceae

Parts used:           seeds and leaves
  coriander seeds

Medicinal uses :

It is used as a home remedy for indigestion, nausea, dysentery.

It is found that Coriander lowers blood cholesterol if taken regularly, 

and acts as diuretic, kidney and heart stimulant.

Coriander flowers

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