Coriander oil is extracted from the Coriandrum sativum plant of the family Canectic. The other name of the coriander is Chinese parsley. The essential oil of this ancient herb is used in aromatherapy as it helps to relieve the fatigue and fight fatigue. Relieves rheumatism and arthritis pains, muscle spasms and detoxifies the body.
Coriander oil has a sweet, spicy and warm smell. The color is from colorless to pale yellow and has a watery viscosity.
Coriander oil is extracted by steam distillation of crushed mature seeds, yielding about 0.8-1.0% of oil.
The therapeutic properties of coriander oil are analgesic, aphrodisiac, spasmolytic, carrageenan, depurative, deodorant, digestive, gasoline, parasites, stimulant.
The main chemical components are borneol, linalool, cinnol, cymene, terpineol, dipentene, phellandrene, pinene and terpinolene.
No contraindications to the oil are known, but it may have a sleeping effect if used in very large doses.
Coriander oil can be useful for purifying and lifting the mind. Helps in mental fatigue, migraine, tension and nervous weakness. It has a warming effect on the stomach, relieves spasms and revives the glandular system.
Coriander oil relieves rheumatism, arthritis, muscle spasms, colds and flu. It also works well when cleaning the body by clearing it from toxins and liquid waste.
- Application for inhalers: In vapor therapy, coriander oil is used to stimulate the mind and relieve fatigue. Helps in digestive disorders and improves appetite.
- Application as massage oil and in the tub: Diluted in the bath or as a component of massage oil, coriander helps with digestive problems, relieves the pains of rheumatism, arthritis, muscle spasms and detoxifies the body.
- Application in creams and lotions: As a part of cream or lotion, coriander oil helps with tension and mental fatigue, migraines, muscle spasms, arthritis, rheumatic pains, digestive problems. It should be used with caution, because in some people it may cause skin irritation.