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Cinnamon leaf oil


Cinnamon (CinnamomumZeylanicum)

Origin of cinnamon oil:

The Chinese believed that no remedy or treatment was complete without cinnamon. It is one of the oldest spices known - used by the Egyptians, Romans and Greeks and it was also mentioned in the Old Testament.

Cinnamon oil Description:

Grown in the Far East , East Indies and China , Cinnamon has a distinctive hot peppery aroma and taste. The twigs and the leaves are picked and distilled to produce a sweet, pungent and bitter aromatic oil, which is dark yellow brown in color. Its warm, spicy essence is often used in perfumery.

Cinnamon essential oil Therapeutic Effects:

  • Useful for fatigue and depression
  • It is also a tonic for the respiratory and digestive system
  • Useful for cough, cold, flu, stomach ache and aphrodisiac
  • It may also help impotence

Uses of cinnamon oil:

  • Inhalation
  • Massage
  • Burned to prevent the spread of flu virus, or add bark or oil to spice up a pot pourri.
  • To relieve muscular spasms use in a compress or massage.

Cautionary Note about cinnamon oil:

Use only in very low concentrations or under professional advice.

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Cinnamon essential oil - CinnamomumZeylanicum
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Rose essential oil - Rosa Centifolia, Rosa Damascena
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