Coriander Seed Essential Oil, Natural
Latin Name: coriandrum sativum General Description This herb has an incredibly long history of usage. In fact, the seeds of this herb were found in an ancient Egyptian tomb of Ramses the Second. Coriander's popularity comes not only from its use for oil, but also from its use for decoration and as a domestic spice. In Chinese medicine the whole herb, instead of just parts, are used to heal many ailments. Coriander Folklore Coriander's history can be traced back for thousands of years. It was grown in Persia 3,000 years ago and used to fragrance the hanging gardens of Babylon. There is mention of Coriander in the Bible where manna is described as being "like a Coriander Seed, white" (Exodus 16:31). As civilization spread, so did the popularity and uses of Coriander. It has been used as a condiment and as an ingredient in medicines. It is still widely used in tonic and cough medicine in India. The leaves of the plant, cilantro, are also a popular flavoring in many Latin American dishes. How It's Made To make this oil, the ripened seeds are crushed and put through a process known as steam distillation which extracts the essential oil. Properties Muscles Helps with Arthritis Helps with Gout Helps with Rheumatism Reduces Stiffness
Prevents Flatulence Helps Those with Anorexia Reduces Nausea Helps with Diarrhea
Nervous System<> Relieves Migraines Helps with Neuralgia Immune System Fights Viral Infections Battles Common Cold and Influenza Fights Measles Circulation Increases Circulation
This oil is non-toxic and will not irritate or sensitize the
. Coriander Seed should not be used directly on the
. The oil should first be mixed with a diluting or carrier oil.