Coriander Seed Essential Oil Benefits and Uses

Aphrodisiac — Ancient Egyptians used it in love potions. Its aphrodisiac property was even mentioned in “Arabian Nights,” or “One Thousand and One Nights,” as it is called in Arabic. Today, some people believe its phytonutrients can potentially increase sexual drive, stimulate sexual passion or help with erectile dysfunction and temporary impotence.

Antibacterial — Coriander seed oil acts against bacteria and can aid as body and mouth deodorant by helping eliminate bad breath as well as body odor. As an antifungal, it has been used as a household medicine to cure colds, nausea, vomiting and stomach disorders.

Carminative and Digestive — This essential oil helps ease digestive issues such as indigestion, upset stomach and flatulence. A recent study also shows that coriander seed oil helps fight bacteria that cause food poisoning.

Analgesic — Coriander seed oil also aids in reducing pain. It can be used to help treat toothache, muscle pain and menstrual pain.

via Dr. Mercola Coriander Seed Essential Oil Benefits and Uses