Cinnamon Bark Ceylon Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Cinnamyl aldehyde: 50.5%, Eugenol: 24%
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Plant Part: Bark
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: Sri Lanka
Description: Cinnamomum zeylanicum originates from the island Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon), southeast of India. It is a tropical evergreen tree of the laurel family growing up to 15m (45 feet) in the wild. The Cinnamon Ceylon tree has a very thin smooth bark, with a light yellowish brown color and a highly fragrant odor.
Color: Clear yellow to orange liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Cinnamon Bark Oil has a warm, spicy scent that is somewhere between clove and cinnamon. It is slightly herbaceous with pepper notes.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Frankincense, Lavender, Cedarwood, Orange, Lemon, Neroli, Ylang-ylang.
Uses: Essential oils such as Cinnamon Bark Ceylon Oil are highly respected, because of the antiseptic and antimicrobial properties of the oil. It has been used to treat diarrhea and other problems of the digestive system. With its pleasant scent, it has been considered to be a perfect additive to creams, lotions, and soaps. From a spiritual perspective, it is believed to have a warming and uplifting characteristic.
History: Cinnamon is native to the Indian subcontinent. Portuguese traders discovered Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) at the end of the fifteenth century and impacted the restructuring of the traditional production of cinnamon by the important Salagama caste whose professions were production of cinnamon, soldiering, and weaving.
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