Cilantro, this healing herb is loaded with several essential minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron, sodium, magnesium and manganese. It’s also a good source of vitamin A, C, K and B vitamins. It has been widely used for many ailments thanks to its medicinal properties and one of the most remarkable benefits of this herb for health is its ability to detoxify the body of heavy metals.
It works amazing for removing mercury from the system by separating it from the fat tissue and transferring it into the blood and lymph where it gets removed safely in combination with blue green algae called spirulina. This will provide relief from mercury poisoning and toxicity.
Health experts suggest taking cilantro juice to get its benefits. Here is an example of a efficient method to enjoy the healing benefits of cilantro, it can be used on a daily basis:
Cilantro Recipe For Detoxing and Eliminating Inflammation
- 1/2 cup of chopped organic cilantro
- 1 teaspoon of wheatgrass powder
- 1/2 cup of apple juice
- 1/2 cup of water
Blend all these ingredients and drink your smoothie. The combination of apple juice and wheatgrass powder triples the benefits, and they will mitigate the strong taste of cilantro.
If you want to know more ways cilantro helps to heal your body, keep reading to find more health benefits that associated with cilantro:
It helps to reduce anxiety, depression and panic attacks due to its anxiolytic and sedative properties.
It has been shown that the juice of fresh cilantro contains almost 2 times as much beta-carotene as broccoli juice. Means it’s a great herb to help with red eye, macular degeneration and other eye disorders.
The leaves of cilantro have been shown to have strong anti-bacterial effect.
As a calming herb, it helps improve your sleep quality too.
According to some studies, cilantro has been referred to as an “anti-diabetic plant”. This is because of its ability to lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
The National Cancer Institute has confirmed that cilantro is among the group of herbs that have ability to fight cancer.
It also acts as a natural diuretic, you can prevent kidney stones by consuming cilantro regularly.
The antioxidant properties of this herb help in promoting healthy liver function, preventing heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease. The leaves of cilantro are rich in flavonoids like, quercetin, kaempferol and epigenin – which are antioxidants.
Believe it or not, this herb is also aiding in weight loss by reducing the fats. It’s super low in calories, only around 1 calorie per quarter-cup.
Sources: stylecraze.com, diabetesdietdialogue.wordpress.com, jonbarron.org
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