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Coriander also known as cilantro - is an annual herbaceous plant with cultural stem height of 20-70 cm. Like his fellow (caraway, fennel, anise) at flowering coriander has small white or pink inflorescences collected in the umbrella. Mature spherical fruits become yellowish-brown shades. Seed size depends on the type and ranges from 2 to 5 mm. The total sown area under coriander on our planet is estimated at 300-320 thousand hectares. World's volume collection of seeds of this plant is about 180-200 thousand tons. In the production and trade there are two types of coriander. The first is small-seeded, the fruits of it have a size of 1.5-3 mm, containing 0.5-2% essential oil, used mostly in the form of a hammer as a separate spice. And second has the size of the seeds of 3-5 mm, with a small number of essential oils content (0.1-0.4%), intended for longer essential oil industry. A distinctive feature of coriander seeds is its strong odor. However, since ancient times, including in the supposed place of origin cilantro - in the eastern regions of the Mediterranean, more famous culinary and medicinal properties of this plant. To achieve a variety of purposes using all parts of coriander from the root to the ripe fruit.