herb  0003 coriander

Coriandrum Sativum, a member of the Apiaceae or Carrot family, is native to the Mediterranean and Asia, and has been used as a medicinal spice for at least 7,000 years. Recently, seeds were even recovered in the tomb of King Tut in Egypt. Coriander is the seed of the well-known culinary herb cilantro and, as such, has similar uses and benefits.