Cinnamon essential oil

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Our oil is a steamdistilation of the Cinnamon Bark from Sri Lanka. The bark has a bright Cinnamon aroma. Cinnamon bark is distilled from the new shoots of the inner bark of the tree.

BENEFITS

While many aldehydes are cooling, Cinnamaldehyde is hot and stimulating. Used mostly for diffuser blends as the Cinnamaldehyde makes it virtually impossible to use on the skin. (Very high skin sensitiser). Only use 2-3 drops in a blend.

It is no wonder this essential oil brings warmth and energy to the present moment, especially when feeling withdrawn and separated. Dennis Willmont states in Aromatherapy with Chinese Medicine, “Cinnamon bark is one of the strongest natural antibacterial agents known…. It is the classic assistant oil in that it boosts the actions of other more directional oils.” Blends well with citrus oils such as lemon and orange.

Cinnamon essential oil have emotional and energetic  uplifting qualities and improves morale and gives “grounding”

Many cultures rely Cinnamon Bark for its internal use where its antispasmodic and anti-infectious effects are remarkable. In the tropical areas it is also used internally for intestinal parasites. We definitely don’t recommend to use this oil internal.

Tips

Make an uplifting blend for you mood and add 1-2 cinnamon with 2 drops lemon and 3 drops orange in your aroma diffusor and feel the warm, uplifting atmosphere.

Safety

To be used carefully on the skin as it can cause burning and blistering along with skin sensitization and contact dermatitis. When using in a skin blend, only use 1 drop per 40 ml. This is a little less than 1 drop per ounce. Not to be used during pregnancy or while nursing or with children under five.

Use care when diffusing as some people’s eyes can be sensitive to the Cinnamaldehyde and Eugenol.

The suggested shelf life is 4-5 years.

Botanical name

Cinnamomum Zeylanicum

Production method

Distillation

Part used for production

Bark Chips

Origin

Sri Lanka

Main components

Cinnemonaldehyde, Eugenol, Benzaldehyde, Cuminaldehyde, Pineen, Cineol.

Fragrance profile

A peppery, earthy, spicy, bright yet slightly woodsy aroma

Quantity

5 ml