When it comes to some of the health benefits of cilantro, folk medicine had it right all along, and new research explains why. Scientists have unraveled the molecular underpinnings of cilantro’s anticonvulsive effects.

As well as its taste and culinary flavor, cilantro — also known as coriander in the United Kingdom — may have significant health benefits and disease-fighting properties.

Historical records show that the plant has had medicinal uses since the time of Hippocrates, and traditional Ayurvedic Indian medicine has hailed the plant’s benefits for digestion.

 

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