12 Sep How to harvest cilantro seeds
Cilantro is a green vegetable that has a beautiful smell but some people hate this smell and it has also been seeded. Cilantro leaf and seed are very helpful for health. But most of us don’t know how to harvest cilantro seeds. If you don’t harvest cilantro seeds properly then they will lose their quality. This article is courtesy you by Trends Magazine.
How to harvest cilantro seeds
The cilantro plant takes 10 to 11 weeks to mature. When cilantro is matured then its size is about 6 to 8 inches tall. And that time they are flowering. Gradually these flowers become dry and these flower roots turn into small round shapes. When you want to know how to harvest cilantro seeds then you have to know when is the best time to collect the seeds. This small round shape color is green and it is the cilantro seeds. These seeds take to 3 to 4 weeks to mature. When they are mature then their color turns brown.
When they are completely turned into brown color then cut off the seeds head. Don’t take enough time otherwise they will drop down. After collecting seeds with plant branches then you have to dry them in sunlight. Sunlight is the best for seeds when you want to preserve the seeds for a long time.
Usually, the cilantro seeds are so small like 1/8 inches in diameter. So you don’t have to worry about container size when you want to preserve it in a container. But you have to notice that the container should be dry and airtight.
Health benefits of cilantro
Once people eat foods only to curb hunger but now people eat not only to curb hunger but also eat for health development. But the food on your table all are not healthy or they don’t have the nutrition that you need. So if you know the benefits of the foods then you can serve a healthy dish. When any food contains Antioxidants that means this food is good for health. Because Antioxidants prevent various diseases like cancer, heart disease, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetes.
Liver: In our urban life we are inhaling toxic gas and metal in various ways. This toxic gas and heavy metal kill our liver and other organs too. Cilantro prevents to damage the liver
Skin: Most of us use sunscreen but when something is wrapped that means it contains chemicals. Chemical is harmful to our body. When someone uses sunscreen regularly for a long time then their skin can get different kinds of problems. But when you want to relief from this trouble you have to stop using sunscreen. Cilantro is beneficial as like as sunscreen. Besides there are several types of aromatic cosmetics, cilantro can be substituted for them like antioxidant, antiallergic, anti-fungal, etc. It also cures different kinds of skin diseases and glowing skin.
Hair: cilantro have a good effect on hair. For most of us, a common problem is hair fall. Cilantro prevents hair fall. So if you have a hair fall problem then from now don’t hate cilantro and its smell. To use cilantro for hair you have to make it paste then apply the paste to your hair.
Kidneys: Green vegetables are good for kidneys. Most of them have enough nutrition and they have enough vitamins A and C. Cilantro contains vitamin C which is good for kidneys. Cilantro seeds have also a good effect on your digestive system and increase the filter rate.
Eye: People gradually lose their eyesight corresponding with age because of macular degeneration. To reduce this problem antioxidant doses are more helpful. And the cilantro contains this precious element.
Blood pressure and Diabetes: Cilantro decreases the pressure and sugar of blood. It generates one kind of enzyme which is responsible for gradually reducing blood sugar.
How do you harvest cilantro without killing the plant?
When you don’t want to pull the whole cilantro because you need a little cilantro leaves or you want to grow more than just cut off the leaves only. After 3 or 4 weeks cilantro leaves are harvestable. If you start to harvest cilantro leaves within 3 or 4 weeks then you can harvest next 3 to 4 months. But when cilantro seeds turn brown then you have to stop harvesting.
After planting the cilantro seeds around 10 to 11 weeks later flower comes and this flower turns into green seeds. When these seeds turn into brown color then collect them.