Coriander (Coriandrum Sativum) Oil (Regular):
Coriandrum sativum L. (C. sativum) is one of the most useful essential oil bearing spices as well as medicinal plants, belonging to the family Umbelliferae/Apiaceae. The leaves and seeds of the plant are widely used in folk medicine in addition to its use as a seasoning in food preparation. The C. sativum essential oil and extracts possess promising antibacterial, antifungal and anti-oxidative activities as various chemical components in different parts of the plant, which thus play a great role in maintaining the shelf-life of foods by preventing their spoilage. This edible plant is non-toxic to humans, and the C. sativum essential oil is thus used in different ways, viz., in foods (like flavouring and preservatives) and in pharmaceutical products (therapeutic action) as well as in perfumes (fragancias and lotions).
The essential oils and extracts of aromatic plants and spices have been used in food preservation, pharmaceuticals, alternative medicine and natural therapies.
Coriander (C. sativum L.) belonging to the family Umbelliferae/Apiaceae is a glabrous aromatic, herbaceous annual plant, which has a long history as a culinary herb being the source of aroma compounds and EOs with biologically active components possessing antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant activities.
- Botanical Name - Coriandrum Sativum
- Grade - Therapeutic Commercial
- Color - Colourless to pale yellow clear liquid
- Odor - Characteristic sweet spicy odor
- Odor Strength - Strong
- Plant Part Used - Corander seeds
- Origin of Country - India
- Target Industries - Fragrance Industry, Cosmetic Industry, Aromatherapy and Incense Industry
- Main Ingredient - Linalool, Alpha Pinene, Gamma terpinene, Camphor
- Application - Coriander is used as a flavoring agent, fragrance component in cosmetics and soaps and for flavoring tobacco.