Coriander Oil Product Description
Taken from the same plant that produces Cilantro essential oil, Coriander oil is a unique oil that 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.
Coriander Oil Uses and Benefits
Chemistry of Coriander Oil
Main Chemical Components: Linalool, α-pinene, γ-terpinene, camphor
One of the main components of Coriander oil is linalool, a monoterpene alcohol known for its toning properties. According to one study, the ingestion of linalool showed strong association with improvements in learning, memory, and overall cognitive health.* Aside from promoting healthy brain function, linalool has also been known to contribute to the relaxation of blood vessels, which is helpful when the body is at rest.*
Essential Oil Spotlight
An annual herb also known as cilantro, Coriandrum sativum is a highly aromatic plant that has many uses. Cilantro oil is extracted from the leaves of this plant, while the coriander seeds provide a different oil, known as Coriander. Both the leaves and the seeds of the Coriandrum sativum plant are commonly used in cooking for their aroma and flavour.
(Taken from the book “Emotions and Essential oils”)
Let us know about your experiences with this oil in the comments below.