While Coriander has long been used to promote healthy digestion, it is also known to aid in maintaining a clear complexion and promoting feelings of relaxation. Coriander is an annual herb that grows three feet high and is very aromatic. Coriander seeds have been used for centuries to aid digestion, and is still used today for this same benefit.* Coriander has a high linalool content which helps skin maintain complexion. Coriander can be soothing to the body. Coriander’s sweet, herbaceous aroma is both relaxing and stimulating, making it a good rotation oil to use in blends to add a fresh, herbaceous note.
Part Number: 30780001
Size: 15 mL
Linalool, α-pinene, γ-terpinene, camphor
Main Chemical Components: Linalool, α-pinene, γ-terpinene, camphor
One of the main components of Coriander oil is linalool, a monoterpene alcohol known for its toning properties. According to one study, the ingestion of linalool showed strong association with improvements in learning, memory, and overall cognitive health.* Aside from promoting healthy brain function, linalool has also been known to contribute to the relaxation of blood vessels, which is helpful when the body is at rest.*
Video: Coriander for the Skin
Aromatic Usage Suggestions
Diffuse for an herbaceous scent
Topical Usage Suggestions
Add to skin to maintain a clear complexion
Apply after a workout for a soothing massage
Apply to neck to promote relaxation
Internal Use Suggestions:
Place two to three drops in a Veggie Cap and take internally to promote digestion*
Utilize Coriander while cooking for a warm, spicy flavor
Can be used with no dilution (neat).
Coriander — The Oil of Integrity
Negative emotions: Controlled by others, self-betrayal, drudgery, conforming.
Positive emotions: True to self, inner-guidance, integrity, unique.
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice. Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid. Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Linalool may support healthy functioning of the brain
Sabogal-Guáqueta AM, Osorio E, Cardona-Gómez GP. Linalool reverses neuropathological and behavioral impairments in old triple transgenic Alzheimer’s mice. Neuropharmacology. 2015;102:111-120.
Reduce sad feelings with linalool and beta-pinene
Guzmán-Gutiérrez SL, Bonilla-Jaime H, Gómez-Cansino R, Reyes-Chilpa R. Linalool and β-pinene exert their antidepressant-like activity through the monoaminergic pathway. Life Sci. 2015;128:24-29.
Linalool may bring about relaxation of blood vessels
Kang P, Seol GH. Linalool elicits vasorelaxation of mouse aortae through activation of guanylyl cyclase and K(+) channels. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2015;67(5):714-719.