Vietnamese coriander is an herb that grows in countries around Southeast Asia including Vietnam, Thailand, and China. The leaf of the Vietnamese coriander is used as a flavoring agent for food usually in Vietnamese salads, soups, stews, and in Malaysian laksa. Vietnamese coriander is used orally to treat digestive disorders, diabetes, and to reduce sexual desire. It is used topically to treat dandruff.
Also known as: Asian Mint, Coriandre du Vietnam, Daun Kesom, Daun Kesum, Daun Laksa, Dawn Kesum, Dawn Laksa, Hot Mint, Korianderpilört, Laksa Leaf, Perennial Coriander, Persicaire du Vietnam, Rau Răm, Renouée Odorante, Vietnamese Mint, CAUTION: See separate listing for Coriander
Diseases and Conditions
There is insufficient information on the effectiveness of Vietnamese coriander for the following:
- Digestive disorders
- Reduce sexual desire
There is insufficient information on the safety of Vietnamese coriander for adults, children, pregnant, and breastfeeding women.
There are no known medication interactions for Vietnamese coriander.
Supplement and Food Interactions
There are no known supplement, herb, or food interactions for Vietnamese coriander.
There is insufficient reliable evidence available to determine a dosage for Vietnamese coriander.
The leaf of the Vietnamese coriander is used as a flavoring agent for food usually in Vietnamese salads, soups, stews, and in Malaysian laksa.