By Kendra Milliken
Coriander has been grown on this planet for thousands of years, which makes it one of the oldest spices around. Closely related to Cilantro, a lot of people believe that these two counterparts are the same thing, that is not the case, although they are derived from the same plant (Coriandrum Sativum). Cilantro, the leafy green part of the plant, is often used fresh as a topping in many dishes, whereas Coriander, the dried berry (or seed) of the plant, is ground and used as a spice.
Similarly, the oil is extracted from the grounded and distilled berries of the plant. One small bottle of CO2 extracted Coriander Essential Oil can relieve sore muscles, supplement personal hygiene, and satisfy the aromatherapist within.
Today, we will take a look at some simple Coriander Essential Oil recipes that can be used to help supplement your daily life.
Relax the muscles and mind by adding equal parts of Coriander and Lavender along Epsom salts to create the most ideal, hot, and luxurious bath. This blend will have you feeling grand in no time with both its aroma and relaxation benefits.
- 20 drops of Coriander Essential Oil
- ¼ Cup of Baking Soda
Create your own simple toothpaste using ample drops of Coriander and mixing it with a little bit of baking soda. This blend has been known to freshen breath and is a natural alternative if you are looking to switch things up from your store bought toothpaste. If you are feeling extra inspired you can also mix in a little bit of peppermint or spearmint essential oil to switch up the flavor. A dash of coconut oil will also create a more “paste-like” substance making it easier for you to clean and shine those pearly whites.
Have you been looking for a new diffuser blend to accentuate your aromatherapy options? Try adding Coriander and Lime Essential Oils together to create a blend of sweet smelling solstice! This might be a seemingly simple creation, but the mix is highly effective for building a tremendously tranquil, earthy, and fruity atmosphere. If you are looking for an easy way to spice up your surroundings, then look no further than the delectable diffusion of Coriander and Lime.