Experience happy memories of delicious food and cozy days with Cinnamon Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Consistency: clear, yellow to brownish liquid
Aroma: Lush scent and a spicy sweet aroma characteristic of cinnamon spice
In aromatherapy, Cinnamon EO is known to diminish the feelings of depression, faintness, and exhaustion. It is reputed to relax the body enough to stimulate the libido, making it an effective natural aphrodisiac. It is known to be advantageous for strengthening immunity and thereby reducing the symptoms of colds and the flu. Its ability to enhance circulation helps reduce the pain associated with headaches and makes it beneficial for enhancing the function of the digestive system. When diffused throughout the home or other indoor environments, its scent freshens and deodorizes while emitting its characteristic warm, uplifting, and relaxing fragrance that is known to have a therapeutic grounding and soothing effect. Furthermore, Cinnamon is known to have calming and tonic effects on the mind that are reputed to result in an improved cognitive function. Its ability to reduce nervous tension helps advance information retention, extends the attention span, enhances the memory and reduces the risk of memory loss.
For topical application, Cinnamon EO is reputed for its anti-oxidant properties thet help to slow the look of aging. Add one drop of cinnamon bark essential oil to a small cup of warm water and gargle for a disinfecting mouth rinse.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Clove, Ginger, Orange, Peppermint and Rose Geranium
Safety Precaution: Cinnamon bark EO is known for causing skin sensitivity, so this oil should always be diluted before using topically. Always conduct a patch test before applying over larger areas of the skin to avoid irritation. This essential oil may also be irritating to the nasal passages, so it isn’t recommended to sniff it directly from the bottle.