ESSENTIAL OIL: CORIANDER

Coriander is the oil of integrity, specifically integrity with oneself.  The person in need of Coriander oil may be trapped in a cycle of serving others while neglecting their own needs.  They may also have a strong desire to do what is right or correct. Often the mind’s perspective of the right way is too limited when seen from only one perspective.  Coriander reminds individuals that there is more than one way to do something, and that fitting in often requires betraying the True Self.

Coriander moves the individual from doing things for the acceptance of others to honoring and living from the True Self.  There are as many ways of being as there are people in the world.  Each soul must learn its own way of living and being.  Coriander gives courage to step out of the box and risk being who one really is.

Coriander teaches that each individual is a gift to the world with something unique, which no one else has to offer.  Only they can express their uniqueness.  Integrity with oneself means living in connection with what one’s spirit urges and directs.  Coriander helps individuals live from the True Self.

NEGATIVE EMOTIONS: Controlled by others, self-betrayal, drudgery, conforming

POSITIVE PROPERTIES: True to self, inner guidance, integrity, unique

COMPANION OILS:  Roman Chamomile, Ginger

SUGGESTED USES:

Aromatic: Inhale from bottle, diffuse, or place drops in hand, rub, and inhale.

Topical:  Apply 1-3 drops over solar plexus (upper stomach) or on bottom of feet.

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