Aromatherapy benefits: nurturing, supportive.
Also called Cilantro. Native to the Mediterranean and Middle East regions, the herb is cultivated in Europe, Morocco, and the United States. Coriander’s delicate young leaves are widely used to flavour salads, sausages, curries, pastries, liqueurs, and confectionery.
Records of the use of Coriander date to 5000 BC. The Romans used the 'seeds,' actually the fruit, to flavour bread. Coriander seed is a traditional spice basic to innumerable recipes.
Coriander is elemental to curry powder, Indian masalas, Ethiopian berebere, and much Latin American cuisine.
The 1997 Commission E on Phytotherapy and Herbal Substances of the German Federal Institute for Drugs recommends Coriander seed for 'Dyspeptic complaints, loss of appetite.'
Grieve's classic 'A Modern Herbal': 'Stimulant, aromatic and carminative. The powdered fruit, fluid extract and oil are chiefly used medicinally as flavouring to disguise the taste of active purgatives and correct their griping tendencies. It is an ingredient of the following compound preparations of the Pharmacopceia: confection, syrup and tincture of senna, and tincture and syrup of Rhubarb, and enters also into compounds with angelica gentian, jalap, quassia and lavender. As a corrigent to senna, it is considered superior to other aromatics.'
'If used too freely the seeds become narcotic.'
'Coriander water was formerly much esteemed as a carminative for windy colic.'
No contra-indications are known, but it is said to be stupefying in large doses.
Coriander oil can be useful to refresh and to uplift the mind. It can help for mental fatigue, migraine, tension and nervous weakness. It gives a warm effect on the stomach and can relieve wind and cramps.
Coriander oil's warming effect is also helpful for alleviating pain such as rheumatism, arthritis and muscle spasms and useful with colds and flu.
In vapor therapy or diluted in the bath, Coriander oil can assist with: digestive and muscle pains.
As a blended massage oil Coriander oil can help with: tension, mental fatigue, migraine, muscle pains and digestive problems.
Coriander oil blends particularly well with: Bergamot, Cinnamon, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lemon, Neroli and Orange.
Essential and resin oils are volatile, fragrant materials extracted from the root, bark, wood, seed, fruit, leaf or flower of a single plant. Essential oils contain the odor, taste and medicinal properties of the plant itself, but in very concentrated form, with no base oil, alcohol, water or dilutants added.
Steam distillation and cold pressing are used to extract the essential oil from the plant.
Starwest Essential Oils are guaranteed to be 100% pure and undiluted. The distillation process occurs either at the site where the plants are grown or at a distillery. Each oil is tested for purity and strength using the gas chromatography method.
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Starwest’s pure essential oils are suitable for use in aromatherapy, cosmetic preparation, healing and body care, potpourris and more.
Essential oils are very potent and should always be used sparingly and in conjunction with a reliable reference.
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2. Keep oils tightly closed and out of reach of children.
3. Never ingest undiluted essential oils.
4. Don't use undiluted oils on your skin. Dilute oils with vegetable oils, one to three drops per tablespoon.
5. Keep oils away from eyes and mucous membranes.
6. Skin test oils before using. Dilute a small amount and apply to the skin of your inner arm. Do not use if redness or irritation occurs.
7. If redness, burning, itching or irritation occur, stop using oil immediately.