Cilantro Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Leaves
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Sharp, herbaceous, green spice
Largest Producing Countries: USA, Russia and Romania
Traditional Use: Cilantro leaves are traditionally used in culinary preparations as a flavoring agent and digestive aid.
Properties: Analgesic, antioxidant, antispasmodic, aperitif, bactericidal, digestive, carminative, fungicidal, revitalizing, stimulant, stomachic
Benefits: Colds, exhaustion, flatulence, infections, migraine, muscular aches and pains, nausea, poor circulation, stiffness. Cilantro makes a good addition to a digestive blend.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, cinnamon, citronella, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, ginger, jasmine, neroli, petitgrain, pine, sandalwood, spice oils
Of Interest: Cilantro oil contains a higher percentage of aldehydes than the oil distilled from the seeds of the plant.
Safety Data: Generally considered safe.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.