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How to Use Cilantro as Medicine: Detox Your Body of Mercury and Beat Chronic Inflammation

Cilantro is an annual herb that is known for its ability to detoxify the body of heavy metals and similar toxic pollutants.


This plant is great for removing mercury from the system.

It is good to point out that heavy metals are often related to the occurrence of many diseases and health issues like heart disease, cancer, emotional issues, cognitive function deterioration, lung disease, weak bones and kidney disease.

Cilantro or coriander is packed with minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium, manganese and iron (essential minerals).

It is also rich in vitamins K and A.

Several studies have confirmed that cilantro has strong antifungal, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties and it is able to soothe inflammation and infection fast.

Researchers that work at AIIMS – All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, used an antigen solution and injected it in the paws of rats in order to cause swelling and inflammation that provides the same effects as rheumatoid arthritis in humans. It turned out that consumption of Cilantro was able to reduce these problems.

Using Cilantro in a Proper Way

The following is a cost affordable, efficient method that each of us can perform every day.

Take a handful of raw, organic cilantro and blend it in the daily smoothie. This is one of the options you can follow. In addition, you can put chopped cilantro in the dishes.

Cilantro Recipe for Eliminating Inflammation

  • Half a cup of chopped raw, organic cilantro,
  • Half a cup of raw apple juice,
  • One teaspoon of wheatgrass powder (you can use other green powders instead),
  • Half a cup of water.

Mix all these ingredients in a blender until you get a smooth texture.

Via Web MD