Name Coriander Essential Oil Russia
Category Essential Oils
Species Coriandrum sativum L., fam. Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Method Steam Distillation
Coriander Essential Oil Russia
Coriander Essential Oil, Russia, (Coriandrum sativum), is famous worldwide as a spice and we are aware of medicinal properties such as digestive stomach etc. What else is Coriander know for?
Coriander Essential Oil Russia is a commerical grade oil with higher linalool content than the USA chemotype. Compared on a blotter the Russian material has harsher notes and is more herbal and less fruity. However at this low cost it is a good alternative, especially for blends.
Actions: Coriander is anti-inflammatory and has sedative effect.
Traditional Uses: Coriander seeds were found in the acient Egyptian tomb of Ramses ll. Coriander oil has been researched at Cairo University for its effects in lowering glucose and insulin levels and supporting pancreatic function. Coriander oil has also been studied for its effects in strengthening the pancreas.
Other Uses: Coriander may help with arthritis, diarrhea, respiratory infections, indigestion, digestive spasms, poor circulation, rheumatism, gout, infections (general), measles, headaches, nausea, muscular aches and pains, neuralgia, skin conditions (acne, psoriasis and dematitis), and stress. It may also help durning convalescence and after a difficult child birth. Because of its estrogenic content, corriander may regulate and help control pain related to menstruation.
Application: Apply topically. May be added to food or water as a dietary supplement or flavoring.
Fragrant Influence: Soothing and calming.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Use sparingly, as corriander can be a hamper to mental function in larger doses.
Companion Oils: Bergamot, cinnamon, citronella, clary sage, cypress, ginger, jasmine, neroli, petitgrain, pine, sandalwood, and other spice oils.