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Coriander Plant - Coriander 'Leisure'

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Coriandrum sativum 'Leisure'

Popular herb, used in Indian, Mexican and Middle Eastern cuisine

  • Easy to grow
  • Half-hardy annual
  • Distinctive scent and flavour

Supplied as a pot-grown plant in a 7cm pot.

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Cultivated for more than 3000 years and once considered an aphrodisiac, in the Middle Ages Coriander was used in love potions! The Romans mixed it with cumin and vinegar to make a preserve for meat.

Coriander is an invaluable herb for culinary use and an essential in Mexican and Indian cooking as well as in other regional cuisines.

A member of the carrot family.

  • Half hardy annual.
  • Reaches 20" (50 cm) tall.
  • White flowers June to July.
  • Likes a sunny or part shady position.
  • Prefers a light but water-retentive soil (although not soggy) out of the wind.
  • Can be grown in pots.
  • Will produce leaves until the first frosts.
  • Some people find its scent to be unpleasant.
  • Culinary Uses.
  • The root can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable.
  • Used in stews or salads.
  • Good for chutneys.
  • Used a lot in Eastern cuisine and curries.
  • Seeds crushed are used for flavouring, used in baking and confectionery and as a spice.
  • Used in liqueur manufacture.
  • Flowers are edible.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • Excellent aid for digestion and eases flatulence.
  • Can be used to increase appetite.
  • Leaves can be chewed to ease nausea.
  • Can be used directly onto inflamed and sore skin or acne to ease symptoms.
  • Can ease rheumatic joints and muscles.
  • Helps the body's absorption of nutrients.
  • Rich in Vitamin A and C.
  • A tonic for the brain and nerves.
  • Good for reducing fever / hot flushes.
  • Can help cystitis, sore throats, hay fever and arthritis.
  • Can ease migraines.
  • Can help to reduce cholesterol.
  • Can relieve itchy skin rashes.
  • The seeds are a mild sedative.
  • The juice from the leaves can ease hay fever and allergies.
  • Other Uses.
  • Can be used in pot-pourri.
  • Sometimes used to flavour toothpaste!
  • Can be used in perfume or incense.
  • Can be used in massage oil.
  • Repels aphids and carrot rust fly.
  • Can be used to treat spider mite (with a strong infusion).

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.

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