5 Ways To Use doTERRA's Coriander Essential Oil
Linalool, a chemical component found in coriander oil, is abundant. Coriander oil is one of the best essential oils to use on the skin since it helps preserve a clean-looking, clear complexion. For a topical calming feeling followed by a refreshing scent, add a few drops of Coriander oil to your face cleanser or gently apply it on the skin during a massage.
Coriander essential oil, which is sweet and herbaceous, is also excellent for mood. It produces peaceful and uplifting sensations by being both calming and stimulating at the same time. It is an excellent oil to add to your mixes because of all of these advantages, as well as its distinct, fresh scent.
Coriander is a fragrant annual plant that reaches three feet tall. Coriander seeds have been used for generations to improve digestion and are still used for this purpose today. Coriander contains a high linalool content, which helps skin keep its complexion. Coriander has a calming effect on the body. Coriander’s sweet, herbaceous perfume is both calming and invigorating, making it an excellent rotation oil for adding a fresh, herbaceous note to blends.
Coriander essential oil has skin and mood benefits in addition to assisting digestion and promoting a healthy gastrointestinal tract.
- Helps maintain a clear complexion
- Creates a relaxing atmosphere
- Use as a spice substitue for a warm spicy flavour to your favourite savoury dishes
- The term coriander comes from the Greek word koris, which means stink insect.
- This is most likely due to the pungent scent emitted by cilantro plant leaves when they are bruised or injured.
Home cooking – Coriander essential oil is a fantastic alternative for powdered coriander in cooking, adding a spicy, herbal flavor to all of your favorite foods. Add a dab of Coriander oil to your favorite curry dishes for an additional flavor boost and enjoy the warm, wonderful taste.
Skincare – Coriander oil is a must-have in skincare because of its topical cleaning effects. To achieve a clean, bright complexion, simply add a drop of Coriander essential oil to your usual face cleanser.
Massage – After a long day, reward yourself with a massage with Coriander essential oil. Combine three to four drops of Coriander oil with fractionated coconut oil and rub into your skin for a calming scent, or apply a few drops to your legs after a brief workout for a soothing feeling on the skin.
Personal Aroma – Apply two to three drops of Coriander beneath your arms before applying deodorant for a fresh, clean aroma that lasts all day.
Diffuse – Add three to four drops of Coriander essential oil to your favorite diffuser to create a pleasant ambiance at home or the workplace. Diffuse two drops each of Coriander and Peppermint oil for a stimulating scent.
Lemon Coriander Chicken
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Zest and juice of 1 lemon
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander (cilantro), for garnish
In a small bowl, mix together the ground coriander, ground cumin, paprika, salt, and black pepper.
Rub the spice mixture evenly over both sides of the chicken breasts.
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute, until fragrant.
Add the seasoned chicken breasts to the skillet. Cook for about 5-7 minutes on each side, or until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the center. The cooking time may vary depending on the thickness of the chicken breasts.
Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the skillet and set it aside.
In the same skillet, add the lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir to combine, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet.
Return the cooked chicken breasts to the skillet, turning them in the lemony sauce to coat them evenly.
Remove the skillet from the heat. Sprinkle the chopped fresh coriander (cilantro) over the chicken.
Serve the Lemon Coriander Chicken hot, garnished with extra lemon slices and fresh coriander leaves if desired. It pairs well with rice, quinoa, or a side salad.
Enjoy the flavorful combination of spices and the refreshing zest of lemon in this Lemon Coriander Chicken recipe. The coriander adds a delightful earthy note to the dish, enhancing its overall taste and aroma.