Chinese Parsley

shannonfarlouis By shannonfarlouis, 30th Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The health benefits of Chinese parsley. Chinese parsley grows wild in Europe. This herb is mentioned in Exodus in the Bible commonly called coriander.

Chinese Parsley

Chinese Parsley

All parts of “cilantro,” as known to America, are edible. The leaves and seeds are used in cooking. This herb is very common in the Middle East, Central Asia, Mediterranean, India, Mexico, Texas, China, Africa, and Asia. Sometimes it is used as a garnish. In Russia, the leaves are mixed in salads. When the seeds of this herb are crushed they have a citrus lemon flavor. Sometimes the seeds are roasted. The seeds are considered to be a spice. These seeds can be used as a treatment for colds when boiled. In Asia the seeds are commonly used when pickling vegetables. In Africa and Germany the seeds are used in making sausages. In Russia and Europe the seeds are an ingrediet in rye bread. These seeds can even be used to rew certain types of beer. The root of this herb has a stronger flavor than the leaves and seeds.


Chinese parsley grows wild in Europe. This herb is mentioned in Exodus in the Bible commonly called coriander. In Israel it is called Manna. This herb has been used as a herbal remedy for anxiety and insomnia in Iran. In India, it is used as a diuretic. In holistic medicine it is used for digestive problems. If the juice of this herb is mixed with tumeric or mint juice it can treat acne when applied to the face. Coriander is known to produce allergic reactions in some people. As with using any herb for medicinal benefits get advice from a herbalist or doctor before using.

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Chinese, Diuretic, Health, Herb, Herbal Medicine, Herbalist, Holistic Medicine, Insomnia, Parsley, Remedy

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