Cilantro, also known as coriander, dhania or Chinese parsley, is known all over the world for its amazing taste. Its rich history, tracec back to 5, 000 BC; it has been enjoyed in many cultures for its medicinal and culinary values.
Cilantro is rich source of potassium, vitamin A and beta carotene. It is known as anti-diabetic herb. It boosts insulin secretion, lowers the levels of low-density lipoprotein and soothes inflammatory effects.
Cilantro is commonly used to add flavor a wide variety of cuisines, including breads, pastries, sauces, soups, and chesses etc. Moreover, it is sometimes used to add fragrance to cosmetics and flavor to some alcoholic beverages.
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Parsley, also known as garden parsley or Petroselinum crispum, is a fragrant short-lived herb with a bitter tang. All of its parts are edible and are therefore used for a wide range of culinary and remedial purposes.
It is natural powerhouse of important nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, calcium and folic acid. Its leaves are chopped and sprinkled over the top of the liquid cuisines like soups and stews etc.
The oil of the dry parsley seeds is extracted and used in the manufacturing of sweet smelling cosmetics, soaps and perfumes. It is the best home remedy for urinary tract infections, gastrointestinal disorders, kidney stones, cough, asthma, osteoarthritis, fluid retention, bruises, cracked or chapped skin, insect bites, tumors and constipation etc.
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