Coriander seeds are a source of potassium, iron, vitamin A, K and C, folic acid, magnesium, and calcium. It is known for its medicinal properties. Coriander seeds help in digestion. Since it has anti-oxidant properties, it promotes the healthy functioning of the liver and bowel movements. It helps in the production of digestive enzymes and juices, and hence prevents from stomach indigestion. It contains 30% of the daily recommended amount of the vitamin C. It is of amazing help to the diabetic patients as it helps in the production of insulin, thus maintaining healthy blood sugar level. It even has anti-bacterial properties, and its regular intake can prevent from food borne diseases. Due to its high content of iron, it even prevents anemia. Women are referred to include coriander seeds and leaves in their diet.