Coriander Essential Oil

Coriander is a small herb. The Essential Oil is steam distilled from the seeds of the plant. Coriander Essential Oil is cultivated in the Balkan States, Morocco, Rumania, and Russia. It has a spicy-woody aroma.
Coriander Essential Oil has been used for thousands of years. Coriander Essential Oil was first used by the ancient Egyptians and ancient Greeks. It was, also, found in Tutankhamen’s tomb.
Essential Oil of Coriander works as a anti-spasmodic, stimulant, and tonic. It helps to stimulate the appetite, useful for muscular aches, clears the mind from mental fatigue, and promotes focus. Coriander Essential Oil encourages creativity, enthusiasm, imagination, optimism, and sincerity.
Spiritually, Coriander Essential Oil challenges one to change and helps us to gently go forward, rather than staying behind and wondering, “What if?” It intertwines with the inner depths of the nature of man with gentleness and compassion. Essential Oil of Coriander helps us to make changes, but still be true to ourselves.
Coriander Essential Oil is used as a spicy top-note in the chypre perfume, Coriandre.
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Following are some recipes using Coriander Essential Oil:

To stimulate the Appetite, blend 1 ounce of your favorite carrier oil, 8 drops Coriander Essential Oil, 4 drops Lavender Essential Oil, and 3 drops Ginger Essential Oil. Place 4-5 drops in an aroma lamp, 8-10 drops in your bath water, and/or wear as a body perfume.

To relieve Muscular Aches, blend 1 ounce of your favorite carrier oil, 8 drops Coriander Essential Oil, 5 drops Rosemary Essential Oil, and 2 drops Black Pepper Essential Oil. Use this blend as a massage oil, massaging the aching muscle/muscles.

To relieve Mental Fatigue, blend 1 ounce of your favorite carrier oil, 8 drops Coriander Essential Oil, 4 drops Palmarosa Essential Oil, and 3 drops Bergamot Essential Oil. Place 4-5 drops in an aroma lamp, 8-10 drops in bath water, and/or wear as a body perfume.

Read more on Carrier Oils at: https://mauldinfamily1.wordpress.com/aromatherapy-information-about/magical-properties-of-carrier-oils/
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Debra Mauldin, Certified Aromatherapist
Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have pertaining to using essential oils as aromatherapy. Please put ‘Aromatherapy’ in the subject line.
mauldinfamily1@yahoo.com

References:
Aromatherapy Blends and Remedies by Franzesca Watson
Perfumes, Splashes and Colognes by Nancy M. Booth
The Fragrant Heavens by Valerie Ann Worwood

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