Coriander has been around since ancient times, used both in cooking and in the healing arts, even into modern times.
Coriander seeds were found in the tombs of Ramses II and King Tut.Uses of Coriander Essential Oil
RussiaHistory and Background
In Chinese medicine, warm/dry action, earth element, affects stomach and intestinal qi, strengthens spleen-pancrease qi, invigorates the intellect, fortifies qi and nerves.
Helps relieve mental fatigue, improves mental clarity and memory, reviving, energizing. Coriander is also used Ayurevedic practices.
Coriander is mentioned in numerous Sanskrit texts dating back more than 7000 years. Coriander Oil is known to have a positive effect on all the three doshas.Physical Description
Coriander is a light yellow color with a thick liquid consistency.Aromatic Description
It has a warm, spicy, woody, sweet, slightly camphor-like aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Linalol (55-75%), declaldehyde, borneol, geraniol, carvoe, anethole. Components will vary according to source. Oil from leaves contains higher amounts of declaldehyde.Extraction Technique
Steam distilled from crushed, ripe seeds. Closely related to Cilantro oil, which is distilled from the leaves of the same plant as Coriander.Information for Aromatherapists
A middle to base note. Blends well with Cardamom, Sage, Clary Sage, Bergamot, Jasmine, Neroli, Petitgrain, Citronella, Sandalwood, Cypress, Pine, Ginger, Cinnamon, other spice oils, and other Umbelliferae family.
Our Coriander essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions