Coriander has a strong aroma. In powdered form, it can be consumed either directly or mixed with other spices such as turmeric, black pepper etc. Coriander powder is usually consumed with water. It alleviates gas and aids digestion. Coriander powder is an essential condiment for barbecue. Like the leaves and the seeds, coriander powder is very beneficial in medical practices.
When it is mixed with sugar and rice water coriander powder helps children suffering from breathing problems. It also provides relief to pregnant women by checking vomit.
Coriander also benefits the skin and hair. It aids digestion and helps in the natural treatment of urinary tract related disorders. It is useful in dealing with allergies and infections caused by fungus and bacteria. It can also be used for relieving conjunctivitis and preventing macular degeneration. It strengthens the immune system and helps detoxify the body also in getting rid of the itchy skin, rashes, and inflammation. Coriander can also help in getting rid of bad breath and healing mouth ulcers due to its natural antiseptic qualities. When consumed along with powdered aniseed, it is an excellent remedy for fever. It provides soothing relief from the heat. Coriander powder detoxes the body from heavy chemicals like lead, arsenic mercury etc.