Coriander Seed Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Seed
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Sweet, spicy, woody, slight fruity top note
Largest Producing Countries:
Traditional Use: The dried seed is used as a flavoring agent and spice in curries and pickled vegetables.
Properties: Analgesic, antibacterial, anti-rheumatic, antispasmodic, aperitif, aphrodisiac, carminative, depurative, digestive, fungicidal, revitalizing, stimulant, stomachic, tonic
Benefits: Aches, colds, diarrhea, digestive problems, infections, flatulence, mental fatigue, migraine, muscular aches and pains, nausea, nervous exhaustion, oily skin, spasm, stiffness, stomach cramps. The digestive, aperitif, and carminative properties of coriander oil support the digestive system.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, cypress, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lemon, neroli, nutmeg, orange, palmarosa, petitgrain, pine, ravensara, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang
Of Interest: All parts of the coriander plant are used in cooking. The seed is found in many Indian dishes. The root is found in Asian dishes, and the leaf or cilantro is found in Mexican dishes.
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.