Cinnamon Essential Oil
• Cinnamon -10mls & 20mls Great as part of a christmas essential oil blend.
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
Part Used: Bark
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Blends well with: Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Patchouli, Orange, Clove, Lime, Vanilla
Main areas of use: Poor circulation, memory/study, digestive issues, aching muscles, infections, nerve pain, impotence, fatigue, aphrodisiac
Cinnamon is an evergreen tree originated in Sri Lanka & India. It’s dry bark is ground and soaked in seawater before distilled to extract it’s oil. It has an earthy, woody, spicy aroma & smelling it provides a soothing effect, improving brain function, helping to ease anxieties, stress, relieve nauseousness, vomiting, while relieving headaches.
Its use dates back to 2700 BC. Used by Egyptian embalmers in their work of embalming, as well as in perfumes, incense, oils and for preserving food. Tomb raiders in the Middle Ages applied cinnamon oil on their bodies to prevent bacterial infections from the decaying bodies. The oil has been found to kill E. coli, Staphylococcus & even antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria.
The Cinnamon name is derived from Ancient Hebrew which is believed to originate from the Malay/Indonesian term “Kayumanis” meaning “Sweet Wood” Pliny wrote/gave the market price for an Egyptian pound (350gm) of Cinnamon in the 1st Century as being 1000 Denares, which was the equivalent to 5kg of Silver!
It has natural analgesic action helping to reduce inflammation, stimulate circulation, hypotensive, as well as other actions such as aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, anti-fungal and very astringent in nature making it very useful for treating digestive upsets, high cholesterol, candida infections, and even memory/cognitive improvement. Shown in studies to help support kidney health especially for fluid retention (oedema), as well as respiratory health, helping to relieve coughs, remove congestions, & relieve sore throats associated with colds. Studies have also shown cinnamon to help improve glucose uptake, delaying the emptying of stomach contents which in turn prevents blood sugar peaks from occurring. Research is also being looked into how cinnamon can help with HIV, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s (shown to break up amyloid protein clusters) & more. Do not use on the skin direct, either apply in your moisturiser or oil, use in an oil burner, in the bath or a vaporiser for best results.
Ingredients: 100% Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) Essential Oil.
Available in 10ml and 20ml amber glass bottles.