Coriander combines a warm, woodsy serenity with the peppery stimulation of a fire meridian remedy. This essential oil is especially appropriate for creative individuals who struggle when locked into situations of predictability and routine. While they need stability and emotional security, they seek these things through passionate involvement with people and causes and not through fear or self protection. Coriander refreshes and revives our spirits. It can be helpful in overcoming fear of failure or fear of making decisions.
Coriander is both a gentle stimulant when energy levels are at a low ebb and a sedative in times of stress. Coriander is particularly valuable during convalescence from illness, when energy levels are low and stress is often high. This oil is of benefit for physical, mental, and nervous exhaustion. In an odd combination of sensations, coriander raises our energy levels and makes us feel less irritable and nervous. Coriander relieves muscle aches due to fatigue. Coriander has a marked effect on various aspects of the endocrine system. One of the most important uses for this oil is in balancing glucose levels and supporting pancreatic function. Coriander is estrogenic. It is often beneficial in regulating menstrual cycles and relieving cramping. Coriander is used for digestive problems such as flatulence, nausea, and stomach cramps. It has been used in treatment programs for anorexia.