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Botanical Name Coriandrum sativum
Family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Origin Southwest Asia and North Africa
Description Coriander is an annual herb with erect stems growing up to 50 cm tall. The leaves are variable in shape, broadly lobed at the base of the plant and slender and feathery higher up, with small flowers in umbels.
Parts Used The seeds, leaves, and stems are all used in various forms.
Dose The dosage of coriander varies depending on the form used. In general, 1-2 teaspoons of coriander powder or 5-10 drops of coriander essential oil can be taken daily.