Coriandrum sativum ("cilantro") is an herb with culinary use. Coriandrum essential oil
(CEO) is an aromatic complex mixture of volatile terpenes with antibacterial, antifungal,
antioxidant activity and when it is systemically administered it has anxiolytic and
antidepressant effects. Linalool is a major constituent of CEO and its inhalation has
anxiolytic and sedative effects.