Cilantro Slaw

Cilantro - Coriandrum Sativum (Umbelliferae)
Cilantro contains several antioxidants including camphor, carvone, elemol, geraniol and limonene. A natural deodorizer, Cilantro relieves nausea, indigestion and bloating along with urinary tract infections. Consuming cilantro (whose seeds are called Coriander) helps reduce cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Cilantro kills Salmonella and removes heavy metals such as Mercury from the body. Cilantro has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

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Here is a yummy recipe for Cilantro Slaw!

3 cups green cabbage, finely shredded
3 cups red cabbage, finely shredded
1 cup firmly packed cilantro leaves, minced
1/4 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
Salt and pepper

In a large bowl, mix cabbages, cilantro, lime juice, water, honey and cumin seeds. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate.  Enjoy!


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