Coriander (Chinese Parsley, Yee Sai) or Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum L.) The word cilantro is Spanish for Coriander leaves. The word Coriander has its roots in Greek from the word Koriannon meaning bug. Because of the smell the plant produces.
Coriander seeds have been found in Egyptian tombs and used in wine for centuries and the Book of Numbers compares Coriander with manna or life force. Chinese folklore says if you eat Coriander seeds whilst, in conception, your baby will be born with remarkable skills.
Coriander Medicinal Benefits
Packed full of anti-oxidants Coriander herb may reduce swelling by acting as an anti-inflammatory. Due to its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, it helps fight infection and lower blood sugar levels. The essential oil from Coriander (Citronellol) is used as an antiseptic and is often found in toothpaste. Coriander is also a rich source of natural calcium promoting bone strength.
Essential oils in coriander are rich and abundant in antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-infectious, and detoxifying materials. Improving eye health, digestion, and conjunctivitis. All-round Coriander is truly a medicinal plant with many benefits. Purifying detoxifying and preserving good health.
Coriander Spiritual Meaning
Coriander’s spiritual meaning invites peace and love settling a broken heart and easing the pain of loss. Grow coriander in your garden to uplift the atmosphere refreshing the feel every time you enter your home. This will also help heal with its aroma. Easing depression and anxiety. Adding coriander to your diet starts the process of body repair and refinement, mental alertness and spiritual motivation.
Coriander’s spiritual meaning has its foundations in nurturing the body to achieve optimum health. In turn, powering and uplifts the spirit and sharpens the mind. Ascension and spiritual awakening are not possible when the mind-body soul is not a healthy working power unit.
Coriander Magical Properties
Coriander seeds are often used in love spells and fertility rituals for their magical properties. Adding coriander seeds to your incense mix strengthens the spell the incense is used for. Chewing coriander seeds are said to heighten psychic powers and was used by gamblers right before they bet.
Coriander in its essence is a love and protection herb for the mind body and spirit. Not only can it strengthen your immune system it will also amplify your power of thinking, And help connect all 7 chakras. Here are a couple of little spells practised by the ancients. Place 1oz of dried cilantro leaves under your pillow to protect yourself from nightmares and mischievous spirits.
To entice romance, love and communion grind 19 coriander seeds to a powder. Add the coriander seed powder to your chalice and fill it with red wine. Drink together with your sweetheart on a new moon. In some dark corners of magic, coriander seed, willow bark, and mugwort herb are made into a tincture and drank. Was used by witches to raise the dead and or to make one immortal. © as channelled by psychic medium Ian Scott.