Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

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Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

The cinnamon tree is an evergreen native to Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, China and Vietnam. It has shiny, leathery green leaves, and small, white flowers with oval shaped purple berries.


Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
Origin: Sri Lanka
Family: Lauraceae
Plant Part: Bark
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Note: Middle to Base
Colour: Reddish brown
Consistency: Thin to Medium
Aromatic Scent: Warm, spicy scent that is somewhere between clove and cinnamon. It is slightly herbaceous with pepper notes.
Aromatic Strength: Medium to Strong
Blends Well With: Frankincense, Lavender, Cedarwood, Elemi, citrus oils, Ylang Ylang and other floral notes, Benzoin.
Common Uses: Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil is highly respected as having antiseptic properties. Some material indicates that it is perfect in topical applications and with its pleasant scent is a perfect additive to creams, lotions, and soaps. From a spiritual perspective, it is believed to have a warming, uplifting characteristic.
History: Medicinal use of cinnamon bark was first recorded in Chinese formularies as early as 2700 B.C. The herb has been used as a healing aid for stomach upset and gas, diarrhoea, rheumatism, kidney ailments, and abdominal pain. The Egyptians used it as a foot massage, as well as a remedy for excessive bile. It was used as an ingredient of mulled wines, love potions and a sedative during birth.


Cautions: Cinnamon Bark essential oil can be irritating to the skin and mucous membranes - particularly in large doses. It should always be used in dilution. We recommend a skin patch test is performed before use as it can be irritating to sensitive skin.
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
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