Natural Herb - Cilantro is a Greek word that means "koris" which in English means bedbug oddly enough because it is said by many that Natural Herb - Cilantro smells like a bedbug. The Chinese did not seem to mind because they add Natural Herb - Cilantro to their various love potions because to them it symbolizes immortality and has aphrodisiac properties to it. Many also say that it is an appetite stimulant. Natural Herb - Cilantro is very easy to find in pretty much any local grocery store or fruit market any time of the year.
Today, Natural Herb - Cilantro can be found just about anywhere in the United States and is a garnish on almost every plate served in an upscale restaurant. The odd thing about Natural Herb - Cilantro is that most people either love it or they hate it, usually there is no in between.
It has a very strong unique odor and is relied on heavily for Mexican, Asian, and Caribbean cuisine. Natural Herb - Cilantro also resembles Parsley which is not surprising since the two are related. For thousands of years Natural Herb - Cilantro has been around, first in Egypt, India, and China and then it was introduced to Mexico and Peru where it is still used with chilies when making masterful food dishes. It has since become very popular in certain parts of the United States as well. Today, Natural Herb - Cilantro has lost its popularity in Europe as most Europeans are repulsed by the very smell of it.
Natural Herb - Cilantro has an interesting history to it and has showed up many times throughout history. Keep in mind that Natural Herb - Cilantro is also in part Coriander, and some seeds were found in King Tut's tomb. It is also mentioned in the Old Testament and was used by physicians dated back as far as Hippocrates. The Ancient Egyptians used Natural Herb - Cilantro for such things as headaches and urinary tract infections.
Natural Herb - Cilantro can also mask the scent of rotting meat and it was used for that purpose quite frequently by earlier cultures. It would be fair to say that Natural Herb - Cilantro is an herbal plant that has two identities since Natural Herb - Cilantro is what the plant is referred to in its earliest stages and when it is fully developed it then becomes Coriander. Natural Herb - Cilantro grows very quickly but also dies very quickly but it can easy grow in a pot on your windowsill. It is always best to harvest Natural Herb - Cilantro before it bolts or blooms. If you wait too long to harvest Natural Herb - Cilantro what will happen is that you will be harvesting Coriander because it will then be all seed.
Those who hate it claim that it has a soapy taste while those who love it claim that it is a strong taste that Natural Herb - Cilantro delivers but they do enjoy it pungency. Natural Herb - Cilantro is sold as fresh and if you find it in a dried form do not waste your time with it because drying it causes it to lose its entire flavor.