Coriander seeds, although uncommon in the Western diet, have immense health benefits. Coriander is the seed of the cilantro plant and has a nutty, spicy flavor. We’re changing it up this month and featuring a simple coriander tea recipe for stomach upset and overall gastrointestinal health!
Nutritional Content and Health Benefits
One tablespoon of coriander seed is high in dietary fiber and vitamin C. The fiber aids in the digestive process and relieves discomfort [i]. This is why we use it in tea for stomach upset!
How to Use
Coriander seeds can be ground up or used whole in a variety of meat and vegetable dishes and teas.
- 1 Tbsp coriander seeds
- 1 Tbsp cumin seeds
- Hot water, amount to your liking
- Optional: lemon juice, ginger
- Grind the coriander and cumin seeds and place in a tea infuser or cheesecloth.
- Place in a cup of hot water and allow to brew for about 1 minute.
- Add lemon juice and/or ginger as desired.
- Sip and enjoy the calming flavor to smoothen and improve your digestion.
[i] Spices, coriander seed Nutrition Facts & Calories. (n.d.). Retrieved June 11, 2020, from https://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/spices-and-herbs/183/2