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Latin Name: Coriandrum sativum
Newport Flavors Organic Coriander Seed Essential Oil finds many uses in both food flavors and in fragrance applications. It is great when added to salsas, marinades, chutneys and sauces. In fragrance applications, a small amount will impart a chocolaty note. This herb has an incredibly long history of usage. In fact, the seeds of this herb were found in the ancient Egyptian tomb of Ramses the Second. Coriander's popularity comes not only from its use as an oil, but also from its use as decoration and as a domestic spice. In Chinese medicine, the whole herb, instead of just parts, is used to heal many ailments. Coriander is thought to produce a mild diuretic effect when consumed as a tea. Organic Coriander Essential Oil has anti-bacterial property that makes it useful around kitchens as a cleaning aid to kill harmful bacteria on counter tops and meat preparation areas. When a drop is added to green tea or other hot beverage, it is believed to relieve anxiety and insomnia. Newport Flavors Organic Coriander Essential Oil is tested using gas chromatography and mass spectrometry for peak purity and to assure that there is no adulteration or harmful substances. You may request a copy of the spectra at the point of purchase. Folklore: Coriander's history can be traced back to thousands of years ago. It was grown in Persia 3,000 years ago and used to fragrance the hanging gardens of Babylon. There is mention of coriander in the Bible where manna is described as being "like a coriander seed, white" (Exodus 16:31). As civilization spread, so did the popularity and uses of coriander. It has been used as a condiment and as an ingredient in medicines. It is still widely used in tonic and cough medicines in India. The leaves of the plant, cilantro, are also a popular flavoring in many Latin American dishes.
How It's Made
: To make this oil, the ripened seeds are crushed and put through a process known as steam distillation which extracts the essential oil. Muscular Uses: Helps with arthritis. Helps with gout. Helps with rheumatism. Reduces stiffness.
Uses: Prevents flatulence. Helps treat anorexia. Reduces nausea. Helps with diarrhea.
Uses: Relieves migraines. Helps with neuralgia.
Uses: Fights viral infections. Battles common cold and influenza. Fights measles. Circulation Uses: Increases circulation.
This oil is non-toxic and will not irritate or sensitize the
. Newport Flavors' Organic Coriander Essential Oil should not be used directly on the
. The oil should first be mixed with a diluting or carrier oil.