CORIANDER (Ripe Seeds) Coriandrum sativum
Coriander oil has a sweet, spicy, warm smell, is nearly colourless to pale yellow. Useful in blends for muscular, immune and nervous systems, Coriander oil can also be useful to refresh and to uplift the mind.
It can help for mental fatigue, migraine, tension and nervous weakness.
It has a warming effect on the stomach and relieves wind and cramps, while revitalizing the glandular system.
It is helpful for alleviating rheumatism and arthritis pain, as well as muscle spasms and is useful with colds and flu. It also acts as a general cleanser of the body, to rid it of toxins and fluid wastes
Coriander oil blends well with
Although most essential oils blend well together, Coriander Essential Oil blends particularly well with Bergamot, Cinnamon Leaf, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Cypress, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lemon, Neroli, Orange and Sandalwood.
The therapeutic properties of coriander oil are analgesic, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, deodorant, digestive, carminative, fungicidal, lipolytic, stimulant and stomachic.
Therapeutic properties explained
The main chemical components are borneol 0.16%, linalool 79.9%, cineole, ρ-cymene 0.84%, γ-terpinene 2.5%, dipentene, phellandrene, α-pinene 3.62% and α-terpinolene 0.6
Our Coriander Essential Oil comes from Russia and is extracted from the crushed ripe seeds by steam distillation and yields 0.8 – 1.0 % oil.
No contra-indications are known, but the oil can have a stupefying effect when used in very large doses. Use only in moderation