coriander whole essential oil
binomial name: Coriandrum sativum
this perennial plant (best known as cilantro), is part of the botanical family of chinese parsley, native to the mediterranean region and often grown in warmer climates. extracted and steam distilled from the seeds of the coriander plant, this clear (or pale yellow), thin oil is said to be helpful in detoxification and stimulating blood circulation.
benefit: sweet, spicy and woody, this herbaceous oil is naturally high in vitamins b and k, and minerals potassium, calcium, manganese, iron and magnesium, allowing it to act as a depurative, cleaning blood of toxins and stimulating circulation. composed of terpineol and terpinolene, natural analgesics, coriander oil provides relief from arthritis and works as a mood uplifter, also helping to combat fatigue. it also contains allantoin and helps heal wounds and skin irritations and stimulate growth of healthy tissue.