Coriander plant bears small woody kind of seeds as coriander seeds. At the stage of unripe, these smells very pungent and woody once it gets ripe, it scatters spicy aroma and unique fragrance. The oleoresin of coriander is extracted from the ripe brown coriander seeds and is purposeful in fragrance adding into foods and also as medicines for various health benefits.
Coriander seed, coriander plant
Fatty oil, protein, carbohydrate
In Ayurveda medicines the coriander oleoresin has great value for medicine making. For the unhealthy digestive and stomach system, it can be taken as medicine. It helps in increasing blood count and circulation in the body. Industries like food and beverages use it widely for fragrance in soups, special curries and dishes. Perfumery and cosmetics industries also use it for making of soaps and bath oils.
|Botonical Name||Corriandrum sativum|
|Country of Origin||Russia|
|Color & Odor||Light yellow transparent liquid @22C with sweet-woody with a candy like odor|
|Solubility||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|Specific Gravity||0.8769 @ 72Â°F|
|Refractive Index||1.464 @ 72Â°F|
|Major Constituents||Borneol, linalool, cineole, cymene, terpineol.|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation|