You might attribute the health benefits of Coriander Essential Oil to its properties as an analgesic, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, deodorant, digestive, fungicidal, lipolytic, stimulant and stomachic substance.
Its extracted from the seeds of coriander through steam distillation, and consists of compounds like Borneol, Cineole, Cymene, Dipentene, Linalool, Phellandrene, Pinene, Terpineol and Terpinolene – the principle components behind its medicinal properties.
Lipolytic: Want to lose weight? Pay attention to this property of coriander oil to stimulate lipolysis, meaning the breaking down of fats and cholesterol. The faster your lipolysis, the faster you get slim and lose fat.
Carminative: provides the gases built up in your body a healthy outlet.
Depurative: cleanses your blood of toxins and thus acts as a detoxifier or blood purifier. It helps to remove regular toxins like uric acid, heavy metals and certain compounds and hormones produced by the body itself, as well as other foreign toxins. Great for sports recovery!
Analgesic: It reduces pain. This oil has been found to be effective for alleviating toothaches, headaches, joint and muscle pain, as well as those resulting from injuries or collisions. It reduces pain by desensitizing the affected area.
Deodorant: Like coriander, coriander oil is a good deodorant. It reduces bad breath and eliminates mouth and body odor when used either internally or externally. When consumed or ingested, the typical aroma of coriander oil mixes with sweat and fights body odor as well as oral odor coming up from your stomach, filling your mouth.