Coriander is an herb that is also known as cilantro or Chinese parsley that belongs to the Apiaceae family. This herb is used in cooking to add flavor, make sauces as well as for garnishing. Since ancient times, this herb is being used for its various medicinal properties and other uses. All parts of this plant are edible but some parts are used for different purposes. Its dried seeds are used to make oleoresins which are extracted by the process of steam distillation. It can further be used as a carrier oil to blend with other essential oils for more benefit. The extracted liquid is light yellow to transparent in colour and has a sweet, citrusy and woody like fragrance. This oleoresin can be dissolved in alcohol and oil.
|Product name||:||Coriander Oleoresins|
|Scientific Name||:||Corriandrum Sativum|
|other names||:||Cilantro or Chinese Parsley|
|Country of Origin||:||Russia|
|Colour||:||Light yellow to transparent liquid||ODOR||:||Sweet-woody with a candy like odour|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|SOLUBILITY||:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
In the ancient times, the coriander was used as an aphrodisiac. This herb was also added to wine to give it a hint of a spicy flavor. Today, the herb is being used as a cooking ingredient, for garnishing and seasoning food at homes. The herb is also added to medicines for digestion, in soaps and even in perfumes.
Coriander is blessed with many therapeutic qualities such as digestive, anti-bacterial, anti-rheumatic and anti-spasmodic. Coriander oleoresins can be used for getting rid of body odor and bad breath. It can also be used in warding off health related problems such as muscle pains, toothache, vomiting, nausea, and indigestion.