Coriander is obtained from the plant scientifically called Coriandrum Sativum. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking. Coriander powder, grounded from coriander seeds is an essential condiment in the Indian cuisine. It has a pleasing aroma and savours that instigates the appetite. The use of coriander seeds is noted across the globe in almost all countries. Apart from being an aromatic spice, coriander seed has many curative and cooling properties. Coriander is endowed with several health benefits due to its rich content of antioxidants, eleven components of essential oils, six types of acids, minerals and vitamins. This power packed plant is also increasingly popular as a means of preventing nausea, vomiting, and stomach disorders. It is high in iron content, which directly helps people who suffer from anaemia. Strong anti-histamine properties of coriander can reduce the uncomfortable effects of seasonal allergies and hay fever. Coriander powder is rich in dietary fibre which can help relieve constipation and ensure the regular bowel movement.