Coriander Seed Essential Oil
Botanical Name: (Coriandrum sativum)
Plant Origin: Russia, India.
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from seeds.
Key Constituents: Linalol [65-78%]
Gerany 1 Acetate [1-3.5%]
Action: Coriander is anti-inflammatory and has a sedative effect.
Traditional Uses: Coriander seeds were found in the ancient Egyptian tomb of Ramses II. This oil has been researched at Cairo University for its effects
in lowering glucose and insulin levels and supporting pancreatic function. It 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 during convalescence and after a difficult childbirth. Because of its estrogenic content, coriander 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, petit grain, pine, sandalwood, and other spice oils.
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.