Organic Coriander Seed Essential Oil
Coriander, Chinese Parsley
- Coriander has a strong, spicy aroma that stimulates and calms the digestive tract, soothes aches and pains in the body and increases energy.
Farming Method Certified Organic Country of Origin Hungary Plant Part Seed Scientific Name Coriandum sativum Application Method Diffusion
Warming and welcoming, Coriander Essential Oil is wonderful oil after a long, hard day when all you want to do is put your feet up and read a good book. Its sweet and woody top note will unwind you, while its spicy and sweet middle note lingers and increases energy. They work together to relax aching muscles, stimulate digestion and increase energy.
Below is a list of benefits that Coriander Essential Oil provides, by category:
Musculoskeletal System: Arthritis, muscular aches and pains and rheumatism.
Digestive System: Flatulence, dyspepsia, nausea.
Nervous System: Nervous exhaustion, fears and addictions.
Digestive System: Low appetite, indigestion, vomiting.
Reproductive System: Decreased libido.
Skin Care: Bad odor.
Endocrine System: Pancreas issues, high levels of insulin.
For Whole Body Massage, use essential oil up to 2% maximum in any carrier oil. 2% is approximately 1 teaspoon (5ml) of essential oil per 1 cup (250ml) of carrier oil, or about 10 drops essential oil to a tablespoon (15 ml) of carrier oil.
Arthritis, muscular aches and pains and rheumatism: Topical Application, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
Digestive issues such as flatulence, dyspepsia and nausea: Topical Application (rub on belly).
Nervous exhaustion, fatigue, tension: Diffusion.
Appetite stimulant: Diffusion.
Pancreas, insulin: Topical Application over pancreas and stomach.
Specific Safety Precautions
Generally non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Stupefying in large doses - use in moderation.
General Safety Precautions
Use essential oils only in diluted form on the skin and never internally. Always be careful when using essential oils with children. Give them only low doses, or better, consult a qualified aromatherapy expert before using. Also, use essential oils with care and only under the proper guidance of an expert while pregnant or if you have liver damage, epilepsy, cancer or other serious health problems.
Coriander seed was cherished by the Egyptian Royals as an aphrodisiac and is said to be found in King Tut’s tomb. The Greeks and Romans added to it wine. In India they have used it in their cooking and therapeutically for insomnia and constipation for centuries. In China, the doctors picked coriander for digestive complaints, measles and dysentery and as a tonic for the heart. It was brought to the US in the 1670’s by the British, making it one of the first spices cultivated and grown by the early settlers in America.
About the Plant
Coriander is an annual herb, growing up to 3 feet high. It has bright green delicate leaves, umbels of lacelike white flowers and a collection of green round seeds. The green leaves are known as cilantro and are enjoyed in many dishes and cuisines.
Where it Grows
Coriander is native to Europe and western Asia, naturalized in North America and cultivated throughout the world.
Description of Scent
Sweet, woody, spicy, slightly, musky
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