Coriander is probably native of the Mediterranean region. It is an aromatic herb of bitter, slightly pungent, and sweet and contains very little astringent flavor. Its therapeutic action is basically due to its cooling effect. The postdigestive effect is sweet. It pacifies vata and kapha. It cools pitta when cooling the body heat, mainly of eyes and intestines. It acts as diuretic, carminative, and stimulates the appetite. It is used in the form of decoction in fever to reduce the burning sensation and washing eyes in conjunctivitis. Its infusion is useful in urinary problems and hemorrhoid conditions. It is also considered beneficial in burning urethra, sore throat, vomiting, allergies, and hay fever.