Folklore says it was grown in Persia 3,000 years ago and used to fragrance the hanging gardens of Babylon. Later it was discovered in the tomb of Tutankhamun and is believed to be a sign of eternal love.
Coriander Oil is extracted from the Coriandrum sativum L., which is from the cilantro or Chinese parsley plant family. However, there’s some confusion between coriander and cilantro. Even though they are technically of the same plant, Coriander Oil is extracted from the coriander seeds, while the delicate leaves provide a different oil, known as Cilantro Oil.
Coriander Oil top facts and applications:
👃🏼 Sweet, woody-spicy, slightly musky fragrance.
💡 Antibacterial, analgesic, antioxidant and digestive properties.
✔️ Used as a fragrance component in soaps, toiletries and perfumes.
✨ Beneficial for the skin, it helps maintain a clear complexion and improve oily skin.
🍽 Employed by the food industry especially in meat products and to enhance the flavors of confectionary, seasonings and sodas. It’s also used as a flavoring agent for gin and liquors.
👩🏻🔬 Flavoring agent in pharmaceutical preparations, especially digestive remedies.
🔮 Used as aromatherapy, Coriander can create calming and uplifting effects when feeling down.
Coriander Oil blends well with Clary Sage, Bergamot, Jasmin, Citronella, Sandalwood, Cypress, Cinnamon and other spice oils.
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