Coriander essential oil (Coriandrum sativum L.) is not a very well-known oil. Related to Cilantro essential oil (which comes from the leaves of the same plant), it’s steam distilled from the seeds of the plant. Its aroma is woody, spicy, and a little sweet.
Many people use it for food flavoring, but the health benefits of cilantro oil are also numerous. It’s primarily used to support the digestive and hormonal systems. Aromatically, it may be act as either a stimulant for physical energy or a relaxant for bad moods.
Energetically, coriander essential oil been used to help a person honor their own needs and boundaries with more flexibility for the way in which things should be done. It may help a person who feels controlled by others or by their own demands for perfection or conformity, and helps then to let go of approval from others. It walks you outside of your own box or comfort zone to truly find yourself.
Coriander essential oil blends well with Bergamot, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Cypress, Ginger, and Sandalwood essential oils.
Popular Uses of Coriander Essential Oil