Coriander Essential Oil
Coriander Seed Essential Oil Uses
Coriander, also known as Chinese parsley and cilantro in North America, traditionally is used for cooking*. It is one of the oldest herbs. There is a distinct difference between cilantro and coriander, as coriander refers to the seeds of cilantro and carries a different aroma. The seeds can be turned into coriander essential oil through a steam-distillation process for a sweet, spicy, citrus-y essential oil that can be used for aromatherapy, skin care, and more! There are many different coriander seed essential oil uses that can be explored.
Coriander seed essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties to help with irritation on the skin and sore muscles. However, it needs to be properly diluted in a carrier oil to be safely used topically. While it may seem like a hassle, there are many coriander essential oil beauty benefits that can be taken advantage of. It helps promote smoother, clear skin when used as a moisturizer.
When used for aromatherapy, one of the more common coriander seed essential oil uses, it is calming and uplifting. During times of anxious thoughts or high stress, inhaling the aroma of coriander essential oil can help settle the mind and bring peace.
Important Note: The information provided within the Essential Oil Properties & Profiles area is intended for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you’ve never used before.
Shelf Time: 3 years when it is store in a cool dry place protected from sunlight.