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Dhanyaka : [coriander]



   Sanskrit name

: Dhanyaka

   English name

: Coriander

   Hindi name

: Dhaniya

   Latin name

: Coriandrum sativum


: Umbelliferae



Fruit, leaves, oil of coriander all have an important value in spices. Green freshly leaves are used to flavour and garnishing the food. Dry fruit is main ingredient in garam masala. Warm potency, unctuous, sweetish pungent, bitter in taste, remain sweetish after being digested.

Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa : Katu (pungent), Tikta(bitter), Madhur (sweet)
Guna : Laghu(light), Snigdha(oily)
Vipaka : Madhur(sweet)
Virya : Shita(cold)
Doshakarma : VPK-, especially pitta


Chemical constituents:

It contains volatile oil- Coriandrol, anethole, camphor, limonene, geraniol, borneol. Flavanoids-Rutin, quercetin. Coumarins-Psoralen, umbelliferone. Phenolic acids and pthallides


Useful parts: Leaves and seeds


Medical Properties:

Carminative, refrigerant, diuretic, aphrodisiac, appetizer, digestive, analgesic, anti stimulant, absorbent, antihelmithic, antacid, aromatic, cardiac tonic, cleans body channels, purifies urinary bladder.


Medicinal uses:

Fever, stomach disorders, nausea, tastelessness, excessive thirst, burning sensation, cough, asthma, haemorrhides, vomiting, heliotosis, stomatitis [gargles], epistaxis [nasal administration of juice of coriander leaf], conjunctivitis [as eye drop], headache [paste application], poor memory, fainting ,delirium, indigestion, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, abdominal pain, anorexia.



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