Latin Name: Coriandrum sativum
Plant Part: Seed/Fruit
Method of Extraction: Distillation
Note/Element: Note: Top Element: Earth
Functional Groups: Aldehyde (relieves stress & promotes relaxation), Alcohol (high resistance to oxidation), Ketone (stimulates cell regeneration, liquefies mucous), Ether( useful as solvents for fats, oils, waxes, and perfumes).
Type: Stimulating, Cooling
Ayurvedic Dosha: Pitta, Kapha
Scent: Spicy, fresh, penetrating, sweet, woody.
For Skin Type: None
Cautions: Not during pregnancy. Not on sensitive skin.
Physical Uses: Indigestion, nausea, appetite stimulant. Muscle and joint pain. Aides circulation. Colds and flu.
Mental/Emotional Uses: Nervous tension, stress, exhaustion, mental clarity, confidence, apathy
Other Uses: Aphrodisiac. Useful in roll-on or spray deodorants.
Blends Well With: Flower, Fruit, Spice, Root and Wood Oils.
Possible Substitutions: Cilantro(leaves of Coriandrum sativum), Cardamom, Cumin, Ginger
Katherine Graf: Aroma Studio: Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Foundation Level, 2001-2011.
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