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Plant Information

Common Name: CORIANDER
Scientific Name: Coriandrum sativum
Alternative Names: Dhania, Cilantro

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Coriandrum sativum
Coriandrum sativum


  • Annual
  • Easy to grow
  • Do not plant near Fennel.

Culinary Uses

  • Important ingredient of curry powders
  • Fresh - delicious tangy, spicy flavour to salads.
  • Pork, curries, salad, stews

Parts Used

  • Leaves, flowers and seed

Medicinal Uses. It is said that

  • Ease flatulence
  • Tea for rheumatism and arthritis
  • Chew a flower or a few seeds to cleanse breathe after eating garlic

Other Uses

  • Repel flies and mosquitoes
  • Keep aphids away
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