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Coriander Seed Oil 100% Pure

Item#500458   CAS: 8008-52-4   FEMA: 2334

Odor Strength: High
Odor Description: Aromatic, spicy, woody, lemon, peppery, pungent
Taste Description: Floral, spicy, woody

Coriander essential oil is derived from the Coriandrum sativum plant.  Coriander is often confused with Cilantro, although they come from the plant. Cilantro is the herb (stems and leaves) or “coriander herb” of Coriandrum sativum, and is common ingredient in mexican-inspired cooking.  Coriander is the spice (dried seeds). Coriander seed oil is a natural ingredient in fragrance formulations. Perfumers formulated it in Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men, Dyptique Eau de Lavande, and even Andy Warhol Pop pour Homme.  In flavorings, coriander is most commonly used as an ingredient in Cola-flavored sodas.

Coriander is native to Southeastern Europe. Although grown worldwide, commercial agriculture specific to the essential oil industry is concentrated in Russia. The plant, a tall herb, is allowed to mature, until flowers produce seeds and dry on the stem. After harvest, seeds are separated from the dried botanical and directed to the spice trade, or the production of essential oil.

Steam distillation is used to produce Coriander Seed Oil 100% Pure.  As the steam comes in contact with the seed material, it allows the aroma compounds it contains to evaporate.  Then, this vapor is condensed through a cooling chamber.  As the steam condenses to water, the oil decants and floats to the top and can easily be skimmed off.  The resulting  ultra-pure essential oil is high in linalool, alpha pinene, and camphor.  Coriander seed ranges from clear to pale yellow in hue.

Coriander seed oil smells nutty, slightly woody, and balsamic with an unmistakable lavender edge due to its rich linalool content. It is often used to create spicy, masculine scents with accords like lavender, clove bud, neroli, jasmine, and sandalwood.  Its sweeter notes are also balanced with jasmine, lilac, and honeysuckle in warmer floral perfumes.

Although primarily a fragrance ingredient, Coriander seed oil is also formulated by flavorists. Cola flavors are by far the most significant application, but coriander oil adorns pickles, candy, marinades, and adult beverage flavors.

Coriander is useful in many aromatherapy practices.  Its essential oil aids in digestion when ingested in prescribed dilutions, or used topically to improve complexion.  It can also be used as a soothing massage oil.

Vigon’s Coriander Seed Oil 100% Pure

If you are interested in seeing a sample or placing an order, please email Nicholas Bourne at or call 570-422-6026.