Coriander Oil

Coriander, also known as cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania in Hindi, is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Coriander essential oil is extracted from the seeds of coriander with the help of steam distillation. The scientific name of Coriander is Coriandrum Sativum.

Major Constituents :-  Coriander essential oil consists of compounds like Borneol, Cineole, Cymene, Dipentene, Linalool, Phellandrene, Pinene, Terpineol and Terpinolene, and these are the causes behind its medicinal properties. Major Constituent in Coriander Seed Oil is Linalool, which varies from 66% to 75%.

coriander-seeds

Benefits :-

  • It promotes lipolysis, which means hydrolysis of lipids, which in turn means hydrolysis or breaking down of fats and cholesterol.
  • Coriander Oil cleans the blood of toxins and thus acts as a detoxifier or blood purifier.
  • Components like Terpineol and Terpinolene make coriander oil an analgesic, which means any agent that reduces pain.
PRODUCT Coriander Oil
BOTANICAL NAME Coriandrum Sativum
RANK Spices
CAS 8007-80-5

 

Organoleptic Properties
STATE Flowing Liquid
COLOR COLORLESS TO PALE YELLOW
ODOUR Natural, Linalool Type

 

Physio-Chemical Properties Min. Max.
Optical Rotation 3 16
Refractive Index @ 20°C 1.452 1.472
Flash Point 56 °C
Density @ 20°C 0.862 0.880

 

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