Heavy Metal Detoxification with Cilantro (Coriander)
Cilantro also called Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It is also known as Chinese parsley or, particularly in the Americas, cilantro. Coriander is native to southern Europe and North Africa to southwestern Asia.
Natural Heavy Metal Detoxification
A researcher named Dr. Yoshiaki Omura discovered that some patients excreted more toxic metals after consuming a Chinese soup containing cilantro, the leafy part of coriander, an herb whose seed is a familiar culinary spice in African, Middle Eastern, and Indian cooking. In China, cilantro is called Chinese parsley, and it is used mainly as a garnish rather than seasoning. Cilantro is also common in some Italian dishes. It is a member of the carrot family and has a distinct taste that most people either love or hate.
Coriander has been used as a folk medicine for the relief of anxiety and insomnia in Iranian folk medicine. Experiments in mice support its use as an anxiolytic. Coriander seeds are used in traditional Indian medicine as a diuretic by boiling equal amounts of coriander seeds and cumin seeds, then cooling and consuming the resulting liquid. In holistic and traditional medicine, it is used as a carminative and as a digestive aid.
Coriander juice (mixed with turmeric powder or mint juice) is used as a treatment for acne, applied to the face in the manner of toner.
Coriander can produce an allergic reaction in some people.
People can eat cilantro, commonly used in soup or salads or to make pesto. For detoxification is is best juiced with a veggie mix that could include apples, carrot, cucumber, celery etc during a juice fast.