Sugared coriander fruits remove unpleasant odors
Coriander is mostly the name of the seed of the plant while the green part is similar to parsley. Gardeners and other people today increasingly appreciate this precious spice and medicinal plant. 3000 years ago the hanging gardens of Amitis (Babylon) were full of coriander. Even the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates in the 4th and 5th centuries BC knew the healing properties of this plant. Coriander is also often used today as an integral part of liqueurs and beers. It is added to bread, sweets, sausages, stewed meat, soups, salads. Dishes of peas, beans, lentils, red beets, carrots and more.
Coriander fruits have antiseptic and analgesic effects by stimulating the work of bile. It is used against hemorrhoids. It strengthens appetite, digestion and contributes to better wound healing. Herbal liquid with coriander is used for this purpose. Pour one tablespoon of seeds with a cup of boiling water. Cool and strain. Drink a third of a glass three times a day. A vitamin drink is made from the seeds. Pour twenty grams of seeds with 0.8 ml of boiled water and cover. Cook for about half an hour on low heat. Allow 15 minutes for the drink to cool. Strain. Add sugar and cook for a few more minutes. Add grape juice or some other juice to the cooled drink. Drink one glass up to four times a day.
Digestive and nerve coriander – this spice improves appetite and sleep and lowers blood pressure. Tea for colic of the stomach and intestines is prepared from ripe dried fruits of coriander, anise, cumin and fennel. This tea normalizes digestion. Powdered fruits or medicinal liquid are prepared against bloating and gas. Fruit tincture soothes. Sugared fruits reduce bad breath and are used instead of candy. Coriander fruits are part of various blends of teas to stimulate bile, against hemorrhoids. In the composition of the laxative tea are one part coriander fruit and one part licorice root and eight parts of pear bark. Pour one tablespoon of the mixture with a cup of boiled water. Cook for another ten minutes. Strain. Drink half a glass of beverage in the evening or before bed.
Coriander is an excellent spice – the young leaves of the plant are rich in vitamin C, B1 and B2, carotene and rutin. They are used in fresh and dry form. They are added to salads and dishes of vegetables, cheese, eggs and cereals. Fresh coriander enriches dishes with vitamins. It gives many dishes a specific smell and taste. Coriander is a good spice in marinades, sauces and spice blends. In the fruits and green part of the plant there is an essential oil that enhances the secretion of the glands of the digestive tract. The seeds are used to flavor bread, pastries and sweets, sausages, stewed meat and soups. Coriander is also used in the cosmetics industry to make colognes. Namely, coriander contains 0.5-1% of essential oil, but this oil is lost in the process of long-term storage. Coriander essential oil also has bactericidal and choleretic effects and stimulates the work of the digestive glands. Coriander essential oil both prevents and cures scurvy. It is used against colds and stomach ailments.