Coriander Seed essential oil has a sweet, fresh aroma that beckons us to stay calm. Modern life can often leave us more exhausted than inspired. Coriander Seed essential oil is the rejuvenation many of us crave.
Coriander Seed has and aroma that hints of mellow spiciness and a woody nuance. It's often used to add freshness to soaps, cosmetics, colognes and perfumes. When blended with Lavender essential oil, Coriander Seed can encourage a pleasant night’s rest.
Coriander seeds were found in the ancient Egyptian tomb of Ramses II, and are enjoyed in most cultures as a primary culinary spice.
Coriander Seed is an annual herb native to regions spanning from Southern Europe and northern Africa to southwestern Asia. It grows to 3 feet in height and produces bright green leaves and lace-like flowers. The essential oil is extracted from the seeds through a steam distillation process. Cilantro (leaf) and Coriander (seeds) are derived from the same plant and are paired well in essential oil blends.
Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Seed
Note: Top - Middle
Synonym: Coriander Seed
Blends Well With: Lavender, and other florals
Aroma: Herbaceous, bright, and sweet, with citrusy undertones
Color: Clear – Pale Yellow
Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
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Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
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RELAX: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 3 drops each of Coriander Seed, Clementine and Lavender. Or add this blend to your Thera Lux Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
MASSAGE OIL: Combine in a 2 oz squeeze bottle: 5 drops of Coriander Seed with 5 drops of Lavender, 3 drops of Geranium and 2 drops of Ylang Ylang and fill with Jojoba oil.
BATH SALTS: Combine: 4 drops of Coriander Seed, 3 drops of Orange, 2 drops of Vetiver with 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Stir together and add to running bath water for a relaxing soak.