26 Aug '11, 1pm

Could Cilantro Be the Answer to Food-Borne Bullies?: I’ve been following the slew of food-borne drama disasters

Could Cilantro Be the Answer to Food-Borne Bullies?: I’ve been following the slew of food-borne drama disasters

I’ve been following the slew of food-borne drama disasters that have spread like wild fire this year. Recalls seem to be getting bigger and much more dangerous . The rise of the antibiotic resistant superbugs has made problems even worse. But what if scientists were investigating a strikingly natural cure for the problem in the form of cilantro? That’s right, researchers are testing whether seeds from the coriander plant, more commonly known as cilantro, have serious antibacterial qualities. According to Time Healthland , A new study suggests that oil from the seeds of coriander — the green herb that's more commonly known as cilantro — may be able to wipe out a broad range of harmful bacteria, including drug-resistant bugs and those that commonly cause food poisoning. Lab tests showed that coriander oil killed or slowed the growth of 12 bacteria strains including salmonell...

Full article: http://planetgreen.discovery.com/food-health/could-cilant...

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