Cilantro Can Help Purify Water


By Molly Clifton

A spice found in many Mexican dishes may also purify drinking water.

In a small study, sceintists in Mexico found Cilantro can absorb lead and other heavy metals from contaminated water.

Current filtration methods can be expensive and researchers believe filters packed with cilantro may present an inexpensive way to clean water in developing countries.

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