Friday, November 18, 2011

Wild coriander (Culantro coyote)

Eryngium foetidum

Contains iron used for anemia, diarrhea, vomiting, anorexia

The leaves of the plant have the potential to treat inflammation. (Garcia, 1999).

The leaves have a high potential as antioxidant. The chemical composition of predominantly aliphatic aldehydes. (Jaramillo, 2011)

forms of use are through meals, soups and other traditional dishes.
Another way to use it is by infusions of the leaves.

The plant has a content of 24.26 mg of iron per gram of plant. (Borah,2009)

Garcia, M, 1999. Antiinflammatory activity of phytosterols Thopical insolated from Eryngium chronic and acute foetdium on Inflammation models. Retrieved on January 25, 2012.

Jaramillo, B, 2011. Volatile chemical composition of the essential oil from Colombian foetidum Eryngium L. and determination of STI antioxidant activity. Retrieved January 25, 2012.

Borah, S, 2009. Determination of mineral content in commonly consumed leafy vegetables. Consultado 25 de enero, 2012.

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