Medicine and Coriander seeds

  • It is a stimulant, aromatic and carminative. It is used as an appetizer and a digestant stimulating the stomach and intestines. The powdered fruit, fluid extract and oil are chiefly used medicinally as flavouring to disguise the taste of active purgatives and correct their griping tendencies.
  • Coriander water was formerly much esteemed as a carminative for windy colic.
  • The essential oil is used in colic, rheumatism and neuralgia; the seeds as a paste for mouth ulceration and a poultice for other ulcers.
  • It was commonly used for treating arthritis, colds, flatulence, haemorrhoids, migraine, rheumatism.


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