Coriander essential oil is cold-pressed from the seeds of Coriandrum sativum. Coriander refers specifically to the seeds of the plant where as Cilantro or Chinese Parsley really refers to just the leaves. The benefits of coriander are well documented and the medicinal uses of the seeds go back to Ancient Egypt and China. The Chinese have used coriander for hernias, dysentery, measles, nausea and more. Coriander helps control sugar level and normalizes insulin levels and support the pancreas; a good remedy for people who are suffering from diabetes. Coriander essential oil also can be used to release emotions related to addictions and fears.