Cilantro is one of the most gentle and effective natural detoxifying medicines for removing heavy metals and other harmful toxins from your body. This detox is particularly excellent for removing Mercury.
Heavy metals have been connected with serious health problems, such as heart disease, brain deterioration, kidney disease, lung disease, weak bones, emotional problems, and even cancer.
Cilantro itself is a great source of healthy minerals, like potassium, manganese, calcium, magnesium, and iron. It also has awesome amounts of vitamin K and A. It has been shown to be an effective antifungal, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, which all can help you detox your system and return to balance.
It was the researchers at New Delhi India All Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) who declared that Coriandrum sativum (also known as cilantro) is an anti-inflammatory.
Coriandrum sativum L. (Family: Apiaceae) is a small, sweet-smelling perennial herb that is common around South Asia, America, and the Mediterranean regions. It has many names besides cilantro such as coriander, Chinese parsley, and phak chi. Cilantro has been used all throughout ancient healing traditions to help with inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.
How To Use Cilantro
Cilantro is simple and easy to use, in fact, you may already have some in your home. You can throw a handful of fresh organic cilantro into your smoothie or chop it up and add it to your dinner tonight.
Cilantro Inflammation-Busting Smoothie Recipe
- ½ cup packed chopped fresh organic cilantro
- ½ cup organic apple juice (preferably fresh pressed!)
- ½ cup water
- 1 tsp wheatgrass powder
- Mix it in a blender until smooth. Enjoy!