Overview

Cilantro refers to the leaves of the coriander plant. It is commonly eaten as a food or used as a spice. Cilantro can also be used as a medicine.

Cilantro is used for cancer, measles, toothache, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In foods, cilantro is used as a flavoring agent.

How does it work ?

Cilantro might help remove metals such as mercury, lead, and aluminum from the body. Removing these metals from the body might help some antibiotics and antiviral medicines work better. Cilantro might also help eliminate certain bacteria that cause infections.

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