PRIMARY BENEFITS OF CORIANDER ESSENTIAL OIL
- Promotes digestion, eases upset stomach and flatulence
- Antibacterial, Antioxidant and Antifungal
- Aids in a healthy insulin response
- Helps maintain a clear complexion
- Anti-inflammatory and sedative properties
Coriander is an annual herb that grows three feet high and is very aromatic. The coriander seeds have been used for centuries to aid digestion, and is still used today for this same benefit. It also has a high linalool content which helps skin maintain complexion.
The plant is rich in micronutrients and nutritional elements. It contains dietary fiber, along with vitamins and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium.
This oil has been found to be effective for helping with toothaches, headaches and other pains of the joints and muscles, as well as those resulting from injuries.
Coriander can be soothing to the body. In addition it’s a gentle stimulant for people with low energy levels. It can also help a person to relax during time of stress, nervousness or irritability. Furthermore, it can provide a calming effect to those suffering from shock or fear.
Coriander’s sweet, herbaceous aroma is both relaxing and stimulating, making it a good rotation oil to use in blends to add a fresh, herbaceous note.
Coriander oil is a unique in that it can be used internally to promote digestion, aromatically for relaxation, topically for clear skin, and more. While coriander is widely known for its use in the kitchen, it is clear that the benefits of Coriander oil reach far beyond the realm of cooking—making Coriander a popular oil for everyday use.
It is native to the Mediterranean region and has been used in various traditions both for culinary and medicinal purposes. In addition, the Chinese used Coriander for dysentery, piles, measles, nausea, toothache and painful hernias.
Believed to be one of the earliest spices used in the world. It was used for both culinary and medicinal purposes as early as Babylonian times. Coriander is said to be named in numerous Sanskrit texts dating back more than 7000 years.
The Romans also used Coriander seeds and its leaves for preserving and flavoring meat. Furthermore, the Greeks used Coriander for supporting weight loss, weak memory and impotence.
Finally, some modern uses for Coriander essential oils include: aches, arthritis, colic, fatigue, grout, indigestion, nausea, rheumatism.
- Blends well with the metabolic blend.
- Place two to three drops in a Veggie Cap and take internally to promote digestion.
- Apply to oily skin to maintain a clear complexion.
- Also, apply to the back of neck or bottom of feet to promote relaxation.
- After a short workout, apply to legs for a soothing massage.
- Utilize Coriander while cooking for a warm, spicy flavor.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal Use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical Use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Application: Aromatic, Tropical, Internal, Neat
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Aromatic Description: Green, sharp, herbaceous
Main Chemical Components: Linalool, terpenes
Plant Part: Seed
Blends With: Bergamot, cinnamon, clary sage, cypress, ginger, sandalwood and other spice oils
Body System(s) Affected: Digestive and Hormonal Systems
These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.
Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any of these products.
CORIANDER ESSENTIAL OIL
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