Description of Cinnamon Bark Oil, Pure Essential Oil 1 oz, NOW Foods
One of the most recognizable aromas ever, Cinnamon ruled the trade routes of the
world during ancient times. Its fragrance is warm and spicy and is reminiscent
of early morning sweets. Cinnamon Bark Oil (from Cinnamomum zeylanicum) is the
species of Cinnamon that is most highly desired for aromatherapeutic use. This
essential oil is 100% pure.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
Fun fact: Cinnamon was once so highly valued that it was used as a trade commodity
between India, China, and Egypt.
The smell of cinnamon wafting through the kitchen is probably the most beloved
aroma of the Earth's population. First mentioned in Chinese literature as early
as 2700 BC, cinnamon is considered a ¡°warm¡± herb and
is valued in many ancient traditional medical systems, including Ayurvedic medicine.
Early Europeans considered cinnamon a ¡°rare and precious spice¡±,
and it was often used in tonics to treat coughs, colds and digestive ailments.
Used in just about every kitchen of every culture, cinnamon is treasured for
its culinary magic as well as its therapeutic benefits. However, the kitchen
and the doctor¡¯s office aren't the only places this delicious spice
shines. It is also highly valued in the world of aromatherapy for its warming
and comforting qualities. Cinnamon is especially good for colds, flu, arthritis,
rheumatism, and other aches and pains. It also blends well other oils, especially
citrus and spice scents. Cinnamon oil is also great to use in a diffuser before
parties or open houses, as it lends a homey, welcoming quality people find comforting
Mixes well with: Bergamot, clove, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit,
lavender, lemon, marjoram, nutmeg, orange, patchouli, rose, rosemary, tangerine,
thyme, and ylang ylang.
Parts used: Leaves and twigs (dried inner bark).
Extraction method: Steam distillation.
Safety Information: Avoid if pregnant. Not to be used if under age 18. People
with sensitive skin should avoid cinnamon completely. Do not use in baths. Can
irritate mucous membranes, so use with care.
Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
Warnings: Not for topical use. Do not use during pregnancy. Keep out
of reach of children. Not for internal use if undiluted.
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