Nutrition Facts

¼ cup, fresh:

Nutritional Information

Cilantro, the fresh leafy-green stalks of the coriander plant, is a good source of Vitamin K, which helps with blood clotting and aids in bone strength. Packed with phytochemicals—plant-based nutrients including limonene, camphor, and quercetin—the herb helps the body fight disease and aging. Fresh cilantro leaves are a natural antibiotic; to get the maximum benefit, eat cilantro when the leaves are fresh, crisp, and vibrant green. Commonly incorporated into Asian and Southwestern cuisine, cilantro’s spicy and lemony flavor is a favorite addition to fresh guacamole and pesto.