Cilantro Materia Medica


The ancient Egyptians believed that coriander possessed the secret to happines. Greek and Roman physicians including Hippocrates, considered it to be an important medicine, and it was also used by the Romans (mixed in vinegar to preserve meat). Ancient Chinese herbalists thought that coriander had the power to make a person immortal.

In herbal medicine, coriander is considered to exert the following actions: stimulant, stomachic (to stimulate the secretion of gastric juices), carminative, antispasmodic, antibacterial, anti-fungal, aphrodisiac.

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16 pages excerpted from Berkowsky’s Synthesis Materia Medica/Spiritualis of Essential Oils.

Miasms: Sycotic; Syphilitic (Cilantro only)
Sefirot: Keter/Hod Interface
Constitutional Type: Neurasthenia
Spiritual PhytoEssencing Core Perspectives: plant characteristics and historical perspectives; herbal medicine and aromatherapy; homeopathic remedy Cimex; homeopathic remedy Kali phos.; neurasthenia; Sycotic miasm; homeopathic remedy Merc.; Syphilitic miasm; hysteria; Keter/Hod interface.

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