Coriander has bright green feathery leaves and it
has delicate round projections. The flowers are small, white and
pale pink, which turn into green seeds, and eventually turn brown
or brownish gray. It grows 2 to 3 feet.
The seeds produce colourless or pale yellow oil
by steam distillation.
It has a fresh, sweet spicy, woody, slightly balsamic scent. About
45 pounds of seed produce one pound of oil.
Also known as Chinese Parsley or Cilantro. Latin name is Coriandrum
Sativum, a member of the Apiaceae family.
Coriander ~ Coriandrum Sativum
It is native to Morocco and the Middle East. Now
it is grown in India, North Africa, Russia, South America, Southern
Europe and Western Asia. Highest oil producing areas are Romania,
Russia and other former Soviet Republics. Coriander also has a leave
oil available. It is not as strongly scented or as sweet, and greener.
It is a natural deodorant. It is used in perfumeries,
especially in men’s colognes. It also stimulates circulation
and helps reduce fluid retention, helps in the aid of cellulite.
It helps relieve sluggishness, mental fatigue and
nervousness. Some say it helps reduce dizziness. It aids in memory,
mental functions. It can bring growth to creativity. It refreshes
and energizes, also bringing relaxation, calms down anxiety, irritability
and stress. It can revive one from illness. Comfort from emotional
shock and fear.
It also has estrogen like components, which help balance female
hormones, and can bring erotic feelings. It is well known to help
provided here is for information purposes only, you should consult
a medical doctor if you have any health queries or problems.
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~ Coriandrum Sativum ~ Herbal
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