Coriander Oil
» Coriander Oil is the volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from the dried ripe fruit of Coriandrum sativum L. (Fam. Apiaceae).
Packaging and storage— Preserve in tight, light-resistant containers, protect from light, and store at controlled room temperature. Avoid exposure to excessive heat.
Labeling— The label states the Latin binomial and, following the official name, the part of the plant source from which the article was derived.
Solubility in 70 percent alcohol— One volume dissolves in 3 volumes of 70% alcohol.
Specific gravity 841: between 0.863 and 0.875.
Angular rotation 781A: between +8 and +15.
Refractive index 831: between 1.462 and 1.472 at 20.
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