If you are a cilantro lover, you are in for benefits. Although, some people may perceive the taste of Cilantro differently. Those who enjoy it say it has a refreshing, lemony or lime-like flavor, while those who dislike it have a strong aversion to its taste or smell, characterizing it as appetite killer ( Wait, this might help in terms of losing fat. lol) or soapy smiley plant. However, the way of making a great cilantro tea for detoxification might change your opinion on the taste of Cilantro.
Trust me, some people I know turned from dislike to fans after the first taste of the “Cilantro detox Tea”
Difference Between Cilantro & Coriander
Cilantro is the Spanish translation of Coriander!
In the United States, Canada or Latin America, we usually referred the leaves as Cilantro. However, there are variously referred to as coriander leaves in southern Europe or Chinese parsley in some other regions. Basically, Cilantro and Coriander are the same things.
The followings are some other names that you might have seen~
- Coriander powder labeled Dhania in Hindi
- ground from the coriander seeds – usually use as spices
- Coriander leaves also refer to Kothimbir
Cilantro Nutritional Benefits
Besides, all kinds of minerals, protein, and Carotene, cilantro is particularly rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin K. Surprisingly, the amount of Vitamin C contained in cilantro is much higher than most of the vegetables available to us. Its Carotene level is also 10 times higher than Tomato. It also rich in Flavonoids, Polyphenolics, and Alkaloids!
According to << The Compendium of Materia Medica >>, the most complete and comprehensive medical book ever written in the history of traditional Chinese medicine explained: Cilantro is great for improving digestive and blood circulation system.
Cilantro Benefits Health
Studies shows, consuming Cilantro water can benefit health in many ways. It helps our liver and Kidneys detox. Besides detoxification, it also protects Kidney cells from damage due to exposing of toxins. Studies also suggested, drinking cilantro detox water may also dilute heavy metal contamination or toxicity from our body.
As we know, heavy metal contamination such as Mercury, arsenic, cadmium, lead etc.. which in long term can lead to chronic diseases like Nervous System Malfunctions, Fatigue, depression, Insomnia and much more…
How to Make Cilantro Tea?
Cilantro Tea Recipe as Below:
- prepare 300 mg of fresh Cilantro (a whole bunch of Cilantro plants, not just the leaves )
- boil 1500 ml of water to boiling point
- drop fresh Cilantro in boiling water and continue to boil for 5 minutes, stir and let it settle till room temperature.
- filter out all the cilantro ( we only want to drink the extracted water )
- Enjoy the freshly made Cilantro Detox tea with friends and family
- and/ or store the rest of the tea in the fridge for later