Health-Promoting Activities of Coriander Fixed Oil

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Coriandrum sativum L., commonly known as coriander, is an annual herb used for seasoning in cooking and in Ayurvedic medicine as a therapeutic. Coriander is rich in micronutrients and phenolics, which provide its therapeutic potential. Coriander fixed oil is mainly extracted from the coriander seeds. Different extraction methods rendered variance in the amount of fixed oil content obtained from the extraction. The primary fatty acids in coriander seed are petroselinic acid, linoleic acid, oleic acid, and palmitic acid. Both in vitro and in vivo studies reported the health-promoting potential of coriander fixed oil in lifestyle-related modifiable disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
Subtitle of host publicationChemistry, Functionality, and Applications
EditorsMohamed Fawzy Ramadan
Place of PublicationBoca Raton FL USA
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781000820362, 9781003204626
ISBN (Print)9781032068527, 9781032069333
Publication statusPublished - 2023

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