Cinnamon – Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Leaves and twigs
Warm, spicy, clove – like, somewhat harsh odour
Enhances natural powers, attracts power, attracts money, attracts love
Blends Well With
Any oil from the citrus family, other spice oils (particularly clove), as well as Lavender, Rosemary and Thyme
Bactericidal, anti-fungal, anti-viral, Cinnamon is traditionally used as an anti-inflammatory agent, aphrodisiac, skin conditioner and deodorant. It warms and stimulates, is energising.
Cinnamon oil is a strong antiseptic, it has a cleansing effect and can be used in blended massage oils, or diluted in the bath, to assist with bronchitis, diarrhoea, chills, infections, flu. Due to its very powerful antiseptic properties it is good for fighting any infectious diseases.
Cinnamon is used as a comforting oil during the cold season as it is a lovely room fragrance, especially at Christmas – cinnamon, clove and orange oil together make a festive fragrance.
Cinnamon has great value in calming spasms of the digestive tract, nausea as well as period pains and vomiting. It stimulates secretion of digestive juices.
It is useful in the case of constipation, exhaustion, stress and flatulence. Helps to ease muscular and joint pains associated with rheumatism and arthritis.
Effective against lice. Considered good for scabies.
- Good to use in a diffuser, cinnamon oil can be used for acute bronchitis and colds, as well as sneezing and to help lift depression and a feeling of weakness.
- Used in a water-based diffuser it is good for fighting any infectious diseases.
- Dilute to 1% or less in a carrier oil for a tonic effect on the body and to tighten loose tissue.
Cinnamon warms and stimulates it is energising – good to vaporise on car journeys. It raises and enhances natural abilities, often felt as a warming/heating sensation in the solar plexus. Cinnamon can be used to enhance appreciation of the moment, helpful for artistic appreciation and “eye”. Helps to lift depression and a feeling of weakness
Avoid if suffering from alcoholism, haemophilia prostatic cancer, kidney and liver problems and if taking anticoagulants. Only the oil from the leaf should be used.
Eugenol, Eugenol acetate, Linalool, (E)-Cinnamyl acetate, Benzyl benzoate, ß-Caryophyllene, (E)-Cinnamaldehyde, Safrole, Cinnamyl alcohol
- Essential oils can be powerful so to avoid all risks do not use during pregnancy.
- Keep away from clothing or articles which may be affected by oil-based products.
- Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
- Gluten, peanut and dairy free. Non-GMO. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
- If you are using existing medication, please consult your doctor before using any complementary products and check for pharmaceutical interactions by accessing this page https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions.html
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