Coriander Benefits for Skin
Coriander known also as Cilantro or Chinese parsley is an annual herb that belongs to the Apiaceae family. It is a spice that is produced from the seeds of the plant and its leaves are used as a flavoring agent to prepare delicious recipes, but this leafy green grass has a bunch of benefits for the skin as it’s rich in vitamin C, iron, beta-carotene, and antioxidants.
However, coriander can treat many skin problems like oily skin, acne, dry skin, and aging. The antioxidants in coriander prevent and protect skin from free radicals and slow down the signs of aging. Vitamins A and C prevent vision disorders and improve eyesight.
This leafy plant is also beneficial to treat bad breath and improving mouth health due to its antiseptic component that helps treat mouth wounds and ulcers. Thus chewing coriander seeds every day for five minutes is helpful to get rid of mouth problems and get fresh breath.
Coriander has also antiseptic and antifungal properties that disinfect your skin and clean up your skin from excess sebum.
Skin Benefits of Coriander
- Aloe Vera and Coriander
Coriander contains beta-carotene that heals wounds and prevents wrinkles and fine lines.
Mix fresh coriander leaves with 1 TBSP of aloe vera gel. Apply on your facial skin for 30 minutes.
2. Coriander and Yoghurt
Grind coriander, add 1 TBSP of yogurt, and mix. Apply on the face for 20 minutes. This mask rejuvenates skin and makes it smoother.
3. Coriander, Curcuma, and honey
Mix ground coriander with 1 TSP of Curcuma and 1 TBSP of honey. Apply on the skin for 20 minutes. This face mask will unify the skin’s color, treat irritation and redness, and treat acne, and blackheads.
4. Coriander and hair rejuvenation
Crush and mix coriander leaves with 1 cup of water until you obtain a smooth paste. Apply this paste all over your hair and scalp, too for 45 minutes, and rinse off your hair.
5. Coriander seeds exfoliation
Exfoliation is an important step to clean up your skin from dead skin and impurities. Coriander seeds are rich in vitamins and minerals that help clear and restore skin elasticity.