High blood sugar raises type 2 diabetes risk. Coriander seeds, oil, and extract lower blood sugar. Coriander reduces blood sugar, therefore diabetics should use it cautiously.
Coriander contains antioxidants that protect cells from free radicals. Its antioxidants reduce inflammation.
High blood pressure and LDL cholesterol may be reduced with coriander in animal and test-tube trials.
Brain diseases like Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and multiple sclerosis are linked to inflammation.
Coriander seed oil may aid digestion. After eight weeks, 32 persons with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) noticed less stomach pain, bloating, and discomfort.
Coriander contains antimicrobials that may fight infections and foodborne illnesses.
Coriander may help minor rashes like dermatitis. In one trial, its extract failed to heal diaper rash in infants but could be used with other calming substances.
All Coriandrum sativum plant parts are edible, however seeds and leaves taste different.