Name Coriander Essential Oil USA
Category Essential OIls
Species Coriandrum sativum L., fam. Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Coriander Essential Oil USA
Coriander Essential Oil USA, (Coriandrum sativum), extracted from the seeds of coriander with the help of steam distillation. The constituted compounds of Coriander Essential oil Borneol, Cineole, Cymene, Dipentene, Linalool, Phellandrene, Pinene, Terpineol and Terpinolene, the causes behind its medicinal properties.
Coriander Essential Oil USA has a pleasant, sweet, woody-spicy and aromatic candy-like odor. The lower notes are floral, balsamic, and peppery. The aroma is sometimes described as warm and fainty floral. Distillation of the seeds or fruit yields between .3 and 1.1 percent. Customers who use this frequently buy Coriander Seed CO2 for an unduplicated freshness that makes it desirable in applications calling for the distilled oil. Although the CO2 extract is more expensive, it is also unique and considered superior by most discerning aroma experts.
Action: Coriander is anti-inflammatory and has a 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 dermatitis), 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 coriander can be hamper mental function in larger doses.
Companion Oils: Bergamot, Cinnamon, Citronella, Clary Sage, Cypress, Ginger, Jasmine, Neroli, Petitgrain, Pine, Sandalwood, and other spice oils.