Cilantro holds the same attributes as coriander being that they come from the same plant! Coriander is the seeds of the flowering plant and Cilantro are the leaves! Cilantro is an anti-inflammatory and sedative and is used to relieve stress and anxiety. Use with sweet almond oil or avocado oil for a soothing massage if suffering from arthritis. The scent of cilantro essential oil is definitely assertive, just like the leaves of the plant.