Il coriander it is a very ancient plant, perhaps dating back to the dawn of time and is a close relative of umbelliferous plants such as fennel, dill, parsley, cumin.
The part that is being studied is the fruit, a small spherical seed, which is dried and then used in the herbal industry.
The properties of coriander
Like the other umbelliferous herbs mentioned, coriander mainly exerts its action on digestive functions, therefore at the level of the stomach, liver and intestine: it promotes digestion, the expulsion of abdominal gas, calms spasms.
It is a carminative, antispasmodic, exciting, diaphoretic, vulnerary, antiseptic remedy. Promotes the metabolism of carbohydrates and counteracts the formation of adiposity.
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Coriander and heavy metals
One of the particularly interesting properties in these modern times of pollution and allergies is its ability to detoxify us from the heavy metals that lodge in our body.
Coriander is able to mobilize metals such as lead, cadmium, aluminum and mercury: it intercepts them in the bones, at the level of the central nervous system, in the intracellular spaces, and activates the elimination through the bile which carries the pollutants to the small intestine.
In this operation, however, the coriander needs a chelating activator that absorbs toxins in the intestinal tract, otherwise they would be reabsorbed by the small intestine and put back into circulation, poisoning the organism again, even in a worrying way. A chelating activator that works in a complementary way and purifies the body is the Chlorella, a very useful algae for detoxifying both in the intestine and at the hormonal level.
Coriander and metabolism
The properties of this spice are truly multiple and are united by a single function: purify, clean, eliminate!
> Reduces excesses of glucose in the blood: it is useful in case of type 2 diabetes, decreasing the excesses of sugar in the blood and favoring the production of insulin.
> Reduces cholesterol bad and favors the good: we can therefore use coriander to flavor our diet and transform the daily ritual of the meal into a real preventive therapy and lower cholesterol.
> Fights the formation of free radicals: coriander acts as an antioxidant on liver cells, stimulates their regeneration, counteracts the harmful effects of alcohol and any pathologies affecting this vital organ.
Heavy metals and health
Unfortunately, the world around us pervades us with toxic elements, such as heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, mercury, nickel, aluminum.
In the long run their accumulation can have serious effects on our health and cause damage to the nervous system, autoimmune diseases and cancers.
Attention we are talking about accumulation, because, in reality, some metals are essential to our well-being, such as iron, selenium, silver, aluminum. How to find out if we are in a condition of heavy metal pollution?
Through the mineralogram of our hair. Hair is like antennae that capture and absorb the metals that come into contact with our body and therefore can be a reliable indicator of our state of health.
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