Coriander Oil

(rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Cilantro, aceite esencial de; Coriandre, huile essentielle de; Coriandri aetheroleum; Coriandri Etheroleum; Kalendru eterinis aliejus; Korianderolja; Koriandrová silice; Korianteriöljy; Ol. Coriand; Oleum Coriandri.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur.. Also in USNF.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Coriander Oil). An essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the fruits of Coriandrum sativum. A clear colourless or pale yellow liquid, with the characteristic spicy odour. It contains not less than 65% and not more than 78% of linalol. Relative density 0.860 to 0.880. Store in well-filled airtight containers at a temperature not exceeding 25°. Protect from light.

USNF 26

(Coriander Oil). The volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from coriander. Specific gravity 0.863 to 0.875. Soluble 1 in 3 of alcohol (70%). Store in airtight containers at a temperature not exceeding 40°. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Coriander oil is aromatic and carminative and is used as a flavour.

💊 Preparations

BP 2008: Compound Orange Spirit; Compound Rhubarb Tincture; USNF 26: Compound Orange Spirit. Proprietary PreparationsMulti-ingredient: Ger.: Floradix Multipretten N; Gastricard†; Gastrysat; Ital.: Valda Propoli; Pol.: Argol Essenza Balsamica; Argol Grip; Argol Rheuma; Rus.: Espol (Эспол).
Published May 08, 2019.