Cinnamon Leaf Organic Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Eugenol: 77.15%
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction 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: Yellow to brownish 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.
Common Uses: The traditional use of Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil is 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: 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.