Benefit #1 - Bag the Bloat
Cilantro is a natural diuretic, helps to aid digestion, and prevents nausea. Chop and sprinkle on a salad.
Benefit #2 - Make Meals Safer
The essential oil in cilantro kills salmonella and E. coli according to studies in the Journal of Agriculture Chemistry. Use it in your marinades.
Benefit #3 - Get Smooth Skin
The oils in cilantro can also calm irritated skin. Sooth and hydrate your skin naturally with this body mask...Blend 1/2 an avocado, a squeeze of lemon juice, 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, and 1/4 cup avocado oil. Apply, leave on for 20 min., then shower off.
Benefit #4 - Ease Post-workout Aches
Cilantro is anti-inflammatory. Ease your aches by combining 2 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro with 1/4 cup aloe vera gel and rub on sore areas.
Benefit #5 - End-of-day Boost
Chopped fresh cilantro has a stimulating scent that will perk you up at the end of a long day.
Can you add to this list of Cilantro's benefits?
Source: Health Magazine, April 2010