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%.
- 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.
|BOTANICAL NAME||Coriandrum Sativum|
|COLOR||COLORLESS TO PALE YELLOW|
|ODOUR||Natural, Linalool Type|
|Refractive Index @ 20°C||1.452||1.472|
|Flash Point||56 °C|
|Density @ 20°C||0.862||0.880|