- Botanical name: Coriandrum sativum
- Family: Apiaceae
- Origin: Egypt, Russia, Romania, Hungary, Morocco and India
- Characteristics: Steam distillation from crushed dries seeds. Clear to pale yellow in color. Coriander has a sweet, spicy, slightly fruity, herbaceous aroma. The aroma is very similar to that of Cilantro.
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Cinnamon Bark, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lemon, Neroli and sweet orange
- Common Uses:
- Coriander has analgesic, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, carminative, deodorant,digestive, fungicidal, revitalizing and stimulant properties.
- Coriander is excellent in digestive system. it stimulates the appetite, eases indigestion, relieve nausea, tone the stomach
- Used for accumulation of fluids and toxins, arthritis, gout, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, rheumatism,
- Coriander has a warming effect on the body and mind. It is helpful for alleviating rheumatism, arthritis and muscle spasms, improve mental clarity and memory, energize, relieve fatigue and pain
(a) Do not use during pregnancy
(b) Coriander may have cross-sensitivity with Fennel and Anise oils