Cilantro has been found to suppress lead accumulation in rats, which gives promise for the use of cilantro to combat lead and other heavy metal toxicity. Because of its chelation abilities, cilantro is also being studied as a natural water purifier.
Grow Cilantro Indoors Give it space. Plant cilantro seeds in a container at least 8 in (20 cm) deep. It hates to be repotted. Use a pot with a drainage hole and well-drained potting mix to prevent overwatering, which can cause root rot. For the best flavor growing cilantro needs plenty of sun: a sunny spot on a windowsill WATER REGULARLY
If you enjoy eating fresh salsa in the summer, growing a salsa garden will provide you with the fresh ingredients you need to whip up salsa at a moments notice. The basic ingredients that go into salsa are tomatoes, peppers, garlic, onions, and cilantro. See how you can plant all of these ingredients in a 4x4 foot raised bed or square foot garden.