Coriander Essential Oil
Coriander is an annual herb growing 11 to 33 inches high with bright green leaves and delicate white flowers with bunches of small fruits that turn from green to brown as they ripen. Native to the Mediterranean and western Asia, coriander is cultivated around the world in temperate climates. Both the seed and leaf produce an essential oil with the seed oil coming mainly from Russia, Romania, and Vietnam.
Coriander Essential Oil Uses
Energetically, Coriander Essential Oil is considered to be warm and dry in nature having digestive and carminative properties. Coriander Essential Oil circulates Qi-energy in the Stomach and intestines and is useful for poor appetite, indigestion, abdominal distention, and flatulence. Coriander Essential Oil also fortifies the Qi and the nerves making it useful for general debility, mental fatigue, and nervous exhaustion.
Coriander is traditionally classified as a Herb of Protection and Immortality imbuing feelings of peace, security, and permanence.Essential Oil Safety Considerations