Cilantro also commonly called Coriander, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceane. Cilantro is native to southwestern Asia west to north Africa.
Cilantro has been used as a folk medicine for the relief of anxiety and insomnia. Cilantro was brought to the british colonies in North America in 1670 and was one of the first spices cultivated by early settlers. The essential oils in cilantro are especially effective against Listeria bacteria, and also slow the growth of E.coli and Salmonella.
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