Foods. The leaf of the Vietnamese coriander is used as a flavoring agent for food usually in Vietnamese salads, soups, stews, and in Malaysian laksa.
What can you use Vietnamese coriander?
The leaves are used for medicine. People use Vietnamese coriander for diabetes, stomach pain, constipation, dandruff, gas (flatulence), and to reduce sexual desire, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. In food, Vietnamese coriander is used to flavor soups, stews, and salads.
Is Vietnamese coriander good for you?
Vietnamese coriander contains chemicals called flavonoids. These chemicals work as antioxidants. Vietnamese coriander also contains a chemical that seem to stop cancer cells from growing.