Author Archives: Ynes Ortega

Cilantro

Key Facts Cilantro or Coriandrum sativum is a member of the Apiaceae family and amongst the most widely used of medicinal plants. It is an annual herb that closely resembles parsley. It is also called Mexican parsley, and in tropical Asia, it is called Chinese parsley. In Europe, the entire plant Read more

Romaine Lettuce

Key Facts Romaine lettuce accounts for 30% of the lettuce consumed in the United States. Between 1990 and 2009, per capita consumption increased from Read more