Botanical Name: Coriandrum Sativum
Common Name: Cilantro
Folk Names: Stink dillsamen, Hu Sui, Chinese Parsley, Culantro, Uan-Suy, Cilentro
Planetary Ruler: Mars
Elemental Rule: Fire
Parts Used: leaves, seeds, roots
Culinary Uses: used to flavor foods such as Thai and Middle Eastern Cuisines. Seeds are also used for flavorings.
Medicinal Uses: Digestive disorders, painful joints, hemorrhoids,
Magickal Uses: love, health and healing
One of the oldest herbs. Seeds and leaves have very different flavors.
Coriander Lotion for Oily Skins
1/2 cups coriander flowers
1 cup oats
2 cups warm water
Leave overnight in a thermos.
Apply to skin for 10 minutes & rinse off with tepid water.
4 cups young green beans
4 cups tiny new potatoes
3 tablespoons brown grape vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons coriander flowers stripped off their stems
1 teaspoon crushed coriander seed
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 teaspoons mustard powder
0.5 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Cut the beans into 1cm pieces and lightly cook. Quarter the potatoes and steam until tender. Mix both together with the finely chopped raw onion. Place all the dressing ingredients in a screw-top jar