Listed in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia as a specific for flatulent colic and dyspepsia with nausea. Cinnamon oil has widespread use in the food and fragrance industry – e.g. toothpaste flavouring.
Cinnamon (Leaf)100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil
Name : Cinnamon
Method : Steam distillation
Note Classification : Base
Scent : Rich, warm, sweet and spicy
Colour : Yellow brown
Species : Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Family Lauraceae
Extracted From : Leaves.
Region : Sri Lanka.
Historical : Cinnamon has long been traded as a valuable spice. In Eastern medicine it is used to treat flu, digestive and menstrual problems as well as a general stimulant.
Of Interest : The name comes from the Malay word ‘kayu manis’ meaning sweet wood. The Queen of Sheba gave cinnamon to King Solomon. Listed in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia as a specific for flatulent colic and dyspepsia with nausea.
Aromatherapy Properties: Lice, scabies, warts, wasp stings, circulation, rheumatism, colic, digestion, spasms, coughs, colds, flu.
Blends Well With : orange, ylang ylang, benzoin. ‘Orange and cinnamon’ is a classic burner blend.
Safety Data : Leaf oil is relatively non-toxic but never use undiluted and use in moderation. Avoid if pregnant.
Essential oils are used for blending with Carrier Oils to make special blends for massaging the body.
By adding different essential oils to the base carrier oil this then during massage carries the essential oils into the body.
So when mixing essential oil from a recipe please do not add more than recommended for one massage and if the skin is dry and you need more oil just add more carrier base oil not more essential oil.
Essential oils can be used in the bath, in cream, lotion, bath oil, bath salts, bath bombs, oil burners, inhalers, hot & cold compresses, perfume, soap & candle-making.
Always keep your oils out of the reach of children, in a safe cool dark place and keep as you would any medicines.