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Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil


Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Zeylanicum

Plant Part: Bark

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Country of Origin: Madagascar

Size: 0.5 oz  Amber Bottle (Purchase includes a glass dropper)

Cinnamon oil has a strong warm and woody-resinous odor, sweet balsamic undertone, and is yellowish in color. In Egypt, Cinnamon was used for embalming purposes, medicine and incense, whilst in medieval Europe it was highly prized as a flavoring as well as an aromatic in religious rites. Cinnamon has been a highly prized commodity since antiquity and is one of the most recognizable scents in the world. The Arabs were the first to introduce it to the west and dominated the trade for centuries via their network of trading routes that went as far as China.

Therapeutic Properties:

The therapeutic properties of cinnamon oil are analgesic, antiseptic, antibiotic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cardiac, carminative, emmenagogue, insecticide, stimulant, stomachic, tonic and vermifuge.

Benefits of Cinnamon Oil:

Cinnamon has a long history of culinary and medicinal uses. Its high aldehyde content makes it a useful antimicrobial and antiseptic. Cinnamon oil's benefit lies in its toning and calming effect on the respiratory tract, the nervous system, and in the easing of colds and influenza.

Common Uses:

  • Room Freshener – The pleasant aroma of cinnamon makes it a very effective as a room freshener. It is often added to potpourris.

  • Digestive Problems – Helps relieve flatulence, colic, dyspepsia, and diarrhea.

  • Respiratory Problems – Helps stop infections such as coughs, colds and viral infections.

  • Repelling Mosquitoes – Very effective in killing mosquito larvae. Works great in our Bug Repellent!

Blends Well With:

Benzoin, Bergamot, Cardamom, Clove, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lemon, Mandarin, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Orange, Peppermint, Peru Balsam, Petitgrain, Rose, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang

IMPORTANT: This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.