Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is an umbelliferous annual plant of the parsley family, native to the eastern Mediterranean region and southern Europe and is found in many other parts of the world. It is valued for the dry ripe fruits, called coriander seeds and also the fresh green leaves called cilantro. The herb is produced in Morocco , Romania , Mexico , Argentina , the People’s Republic of China , Bangladesh , Bulgaria , Canada , Egypt , India , Indonesia , Nigeria , Poland , Syria , the United States , the USSR and Yugoslavia .
Scientific Name:
Coriandrum sativam L.
Family Name:
Commercial part:
Leaf and seed
Name in international languages:

Spanish Culantro Italian Koriander
French Corriandre Portuguese Coentro
German Koriander Russian Koriandr
Swedish Japanese Koendoro
Arabic Koriander Chinese Hu-sui
Dutch Kuzhbare Hindi Dhania

Coriander is a rigid, strong-smelling annual with pronounced taproot, and slender branching stems up to 60 cm. Reaching a height of 1 meter, the adromonoecious plant flowers in July and August. The plant has ferny, pinnately or ternately decompound leaves and produces compound umbels with small white or pinkish flowers that are attractive to bees. The seed capsules are round red-brown which are aromatic when ripe.
Medicinal and Other use:
As a medicinal plant, coriander has been used as an antispasmodic, carminative, stimulant, and stomachic. Coriander has also exhibited hypoglycemic activity. At one time, coriander was used in love potions and considered to be an aphrodisiac. Chinese herbal medicine includes the use of coriander for measles, stomachache, nausea, hernia, and as a tonic. Coriander seed oil has antibacterial properties and is used for treating colic, neuralgia and rheumatism. The oil also counteracts unpleasant odours in pharmaceutical preparations and tobacco. It is used in perfumes, liqueurs and gin. The linalool in coriander oil is known to cause contact dermatitis. Seeds are sometimes used as a flavoring agent to improve taste in other medicinal preparations. The seeds are ground into a paste for application to skin and mouth ulcers.
Packaging Details:

  • 25 Kg, 40 Kg & 50 Kg New Jute / Gunny Bags with or without inner bag / poly lined.
  • 25 Kg & 50 Kg Poly Propylene (PP) Bags
  • Or as per customers specification / requirement.