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Coriander Seed Essential Oil
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Coriander Seed essential oil is spicy, fruity, aromatic and pleasantly balsamic, like rosewood or bergamot.

Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum

Common Name: Coriander Seed

Plant Part: Dried Fruit

Form: Essential Oil

Family: Umberlliferae

Synonyms: Chinese parsley, Culantro, coriander (fruit), cilantro (leaf).

Origin: Native to western Asia, eastern Mediterranean region and Europe. Now cultivated worldwide. Has been cultivated as a spice in other parts of the world for centuries. Morocco, Romania and Mexico are the principal commercial sources for American imports of coriander.

Botanical Description: A strongly aromatic annual herb about 90-cm (3 ft.) high. It has large bright green leaves, umbels of small white or pale-pink flowers. The seeds are round consisting of two pericarps with a warm pleasant odor.

Method of Extraction: stem distillation of the comminuted fruit (seeds).

Aroma Profile: Coriander Seed has a sweet and woody top note. The middle note is spicy, aromatic, sweet and woody, with a candy-like, floral and balsamic undertone. The dry out note is lingering, dry, sweet and woody.

Major Constituents: Linalool (55 to 90%), ã-terpinene, camphor, á-pinene, geranyl acetate.

Common Adulterants: Synthetic linalool.

Regulatory Status: GRAS 182.20.

Aroma Benefits: clarifying, gently clarifying, relaxing

Blends Well With: Neroli, vanilla, citronella, bergamot, clary sage, pine, cypress, ginger, cinnamon, sandalwood.

Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing

Directories: Essential Oils

Description: Coriander Seed essential oil is spicy, fruity, aromatic and pleasantly balsamic, like rosewood or bergamot.

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