Country of Origin: Egypt or India
Production: Coriander, also known as cilantro, is an annual herb native to Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa. The “seed” is actually the small, globular fruit of the plant.
Qualities: The coriander seed has a variety of culinary and medicinal applications. In Ayurvedic medicine, it is often combined with caraway and cardamom seeds for use as a digestive tonic.
Common Use: Coriander is described as a spice with a warm, nutty, citrusy flavour. Roasting or heating the seeds in a pan will heighten the flavour and pungency. Coriander is a spice used commonly in garam masala and other India curries, as well as in pickling spice recipes and sausages.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark location in a sealed container.
Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.