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 mint a coriander?
Persicaria odorata, with common names Vietnamese coriander, Vietnamese cilantro, hot mint and Cambodian mint, is a herb whose leaves are used in Southeast Asian cooking.
Are Thai basil and Vietnamese mint the same?
Vietnamese mint smells similar to Thai basil but it is far more pungent with a hot bite and slight numbing character and a strong alkalinity. Also known as hot mint, it is the leaf to use in Malaysian laksa soups, and is often simply known as laksa leaf. … Start it off as described above in Thai Basil.