Unlike the Chinese Parsley or Cilantro whose oils are from their leaves, Coriander essential oil is distilled from its seeds or dried fruit. Simply dilute Coriander oil and apply on the affected areas of the body. It has a sweet and cozy aroma that has replenishing and relaxing effect.
Coriander essential oil offers the following health benefits
Pain relief - Coriander oil can be used for pain during monthly period, toothache, or muscle pain. It is a proven effective pain killer.
Deodorant - this oil has the properties that can eliminate bacteria in the sweat glands and mouth which cause body odor and bad breath.
Antiflatulence - Coriander seed oil can relieve indigestion and excessive gas. Research also reveal that it can get rid of toxins that may cause diarrhea and food poisoning.
Aphrodisiac- Coriander seeds have phytoestrogens and therefore can increase sexual drive.
It had been mentioned in Middle Eastern folk tales called "Arabian Nights." The Egyptians was also believed to have used it during the ancient times in making love potions. Today, coriander essential oil is included in the natural therapy of transient impotence and erectile dysfunction.
Muscle relaxant- It has properties that help soothe aching and tired muscles. It is a staple natural treatment for athletes.
Mood stimulant - A perfect aromatherapy ingredient against depression, anxiety, emotional trauma, and panic disorder.
Coriander seed essential oil can be taken orally, applied directly on the skin, or used in aromatherapy. These are some of the ways you can prepare your Coriander oil:
1. Use as a mouthwash to get rid of bad breath. Add a few drops of Coriander oil to a cup of water and gargle.
2. For muscle spasm, make a massage oil by adding 10 drops of Coriander oil to 5 mL of sesame oil. Mix and apply to affected areas. This improves blood circulation on the area and relieve muscle soreness and stiffness. You may also rub this mixture on the tummy area and back for stomach ache and gas.
3. For aphrodisiac effect, use it as massage oil and bathe in water with 2 drops of Coriander oil.
4. In aromatherapy for the purpose of relaxation, put 2-3 drops of Coriander oil in a burner or diffuser
5. Coriander oil may be ingested orally for stomach upset. You may take it on its own or mixed with a bit of honey to improve taste.
Coriander seed essential oil blends well with Cinnamon, Bergamot, Grapefruit, Neroli, Ginger, Lemon, Orange, Lime, or other Citrus oils.
There is no recorded side effects related to regular and normal use of Coriander essential oil, however, excessive use than suggested ones may cause transient disorientation or mental confusion.
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