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Coriander, Organically Grown: Russia (Coriandrum sativum)
Traditionally people have used this plant as a spice, medicine, and for its aromatic properties. The Coriandrum sativum plant produces three types of essential oil with a wide difference in chemistry and therapeutic properties. What most healers use is the oil from the seeds commonly called Coriander oil. Coriander is very high in the alcohol Linalool where as the oil from the plant is commonly called Cilantro and is made of up of mostly aldehydes. The third type of oil is a mixture of the seed and plant oil with a wide range of chemistry depending on the seed content of the plant when distilled.
Primary Usages: Beneficial for digestive issues(indigestion, flatulence, nausea, diarrhea, improves appetite, bowel spasms, parasites, food poisoning, regulates stomach functions, food addictions), pain(joint, muscle, tooth, arthritis, rheumatism, headache, nerves, inflammation, spasms), and as a general tonic for strengthening the body’s vitality(detoxifies, stimulates organs, regulates endocrinal hormone secretions, balances brain functions).
Secondary Usages: Has antimicrobial effects and beneficial to increase the body’s immune system for assisting with colds, flu, and infections. Useful to assist with lowering cholesterol and may assist in normalizing insulin levels. Use as a breath freshener.
Has Been Reported: Increases the libido in both male and females. Has been known to increase milk flow in nursing mothers. May assist to nourish the skin.
Descriptor: Tonic, Antimicrobial, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Sedative
Application: Rub on location or painful area. Add a drop or two to water and drink. Diffuse or spritz into the air.
Blends Well With: Cinnamon Bark, Citrus, Cypress, Frankincense, Ginger, Nutmeg, Peppermint
Influences: Coriander is uplifting to the mind (mental fatigue, calms the nerves, assists depression, promotes motivation) and spirit (releases negative emotions and assists in letting go of old none working belief systems). Promotes gentle feelings of euphoria.
Medicine Wheel: Primary East and Secondary West. Increases Guardian Qi (Immune System) and Tonifies the Reproductive Qi (Impotency and Frigidity).
Blends Well With: Black Pepper, Cinnamon Bark, Citrus oils, Cypress, Frankincense, Ginger, Nutmeg, Peppermint, Ylang Ylang
Recipes: For a massage blend to assist circulation and sore muscles use five drops each of Coriander, Cypress, and Peppermint in a base of carrier oil. For a relaxing bath use two each of Coriander, Bergamot, and Lemon mixed in with a carrier oil or Epsom salts. To assist recovery from viral infections massage with a carrier oil on the chest three drops Coriander and Litsea along with one drop of Patchouli.
Country of Origin: Russia, Organic
Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum
Plant Part: Seeds
Note: Sweet, Suave, Spicy with Soft, Woody, Peppery Nuances