Coriander is a Chinese parsley which is both a herb as well as a spice. It is an edible leafy herb which has decorative appearance and is widely used in flavoring various dishes.
Look for fresh coriander leaves that are evenly bright green in color. Avoid the leaves that have turned pale yellow and dry.
Too much consumption of coriander leaves may lead to diarrhea, dehydration and low blood pressure. It may cause allergic reaction when it comes in contact with skin.(2)
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