Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Eugenol: 85%
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum verum
Plant Part: Leaves
EActive Ingredientxtraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: Sri Lanka
Description: The cinnamon tree is an evergreen native to China and Vietnam that has since been cultivated in many other regions. It has shiny, leathery green leaves, and small, white flowers with oval shaped purple berries.
Color: Brownish yellow to dark yellow liquid.
Aromatic Scent: Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil has a spicy, warm, clove - like smell. Customers seeking the smell of the cinnamon spice should purchase Cinnamon Bark.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Clove Bud, Lavender, Cedarwood, Orange, Lemon, Neroli, Ylang-ylang, Rosemary and Thyme.
Uses: Essential oils such as Cinnamon Leaf Oil are believed to have the following properties: stimulant, antiseptic, antibiotic, astringent, carminative, emmenagogue, and anti-spasmodic. It has long been believed to have natural properties as an insect repellent.
History: The medicinal use of Cinnamon Bark was first recorded in Chinese formulations as early as 2700 B.C. The herb has been used as a healing aid for stomach upset and gas, diarrhea, rheumatism, kidney ailments, and abdominal pain. The Egyptians used it as a foot massage, as well as a remedy for excessive bile. It was used as an ingredient of mulled wines, love potions and a sedative during birthing.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.