- Aids in digestion and settles the stomach
- Lowers LDL cholesterol
- Lowers blood sugar
- Protects against infections
- Prevents inflammation
Cilantro is known to be rich in phytonutrients and flavonoids. The seeds of cilantro have been found to control blood sugar, lower bad (LDL) cholesterol, and fight inflammation. It also fights infections. Cilantro can provide a natural chelation treatment thereby flushing the body of toxins including heavy metals and impurities. It is also very healthy for the digestive system, soothing the digestive tract and relieving acidity. The dietary fiber in cilantro aids regularization of digestive functions. Due to its high antioxidant content, cilantro reduces inflammation, LDL cholesterol, and high blood sugar. It is known to have great antibiotic properties and is effective against salmonella infections.