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Coriander seeds have a distinct aroma because of the essential volatile oils it contains. The pinene and terpenes linalool gives a lemony citrus flavor to the seeds when crushed. Coriander seeds are brown in color and are plump with a hollow cavity. These seeds are a prominent ingredient in the Indian garam masala and many of the Indian curries. Coriander seeds are also popular for their medicinal properties.

Specifications

Moisture 8% max
Purity 98%
Split seed 5%
Damaged seed 2%
Foreign matter 0.5%
Place of origin India

Benefits of coriander seed:

  • Improves digestion and cures many intestinal issues including gastric, diarrhea, bloating, etc
  • It lowers the levels of LDL cholesterol and increases HDL cholesterol
  • Treats diabetes
  • Improves skin and hair quality