Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil | Alabama Essential Oils
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Name Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
Category Essential Oils
Species Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Cinnamomum zeylanicum, Cinnamon Bark essential oil, Madagascar, traditionally cinnamom with medicinal properties have been used in many cultures for helping a variety of health disorders including arthritis, diarrhea, yeast infections, menstrual cramps, colds, flu, digestive problems, heavy menstrutation. Cinnamom essential oil is used all over the world now for helping health disorders including respiratory problems, skin infections, blood impurity, heart disorders etc.
These dry notes are finer and more complex than other Cinnamons. This is the best steam distilled Cinnamon Bark. However, the Indonesian variety and Indian CO2 extractions are favored by some customers for blending. The CO2, for instance, is thought to resemble dry cinnamon spice and has excellent characteristic notes.
Action: Cinnamon bark is highly antimicrobial, anti-infectious, and anti-bacterial for a wide spectrum of infections. Cinnamon Bark oil is antiviral, antifungal (candida), a general tonic. Cinnamon Bark oil increases blood flow when previously restricted, and is a light anticoagulant.
Application: Diffuse, apply topically on the bottom of the feet, the ankles, and the writs. May be added to food or water as a dietary supplement. Because two of the chemical constituents found in cinnamon (cinnamaldehyde and eugenol) can burn the skin, dilute 1 drop of essential oil 50 drops of a vegetable or message oil before applying to the skin. Amount of dilution may vary depending on skin sensitivities.
Exodus 30:23 - "Take thou also unto three principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels..."
Proverbs 7:17 - "I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon."
Song of Solomon 4:14 - "Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloe, with all the chief spices."
Companion Oils: All citrus oils, frankincense, cypress, juniper, geranium, lavender, rosemary CT cineol, and all spice oils.
Indications: Tropical infection, typhoid, and vaginitis.
Other Uses: Cinnamon oil may be beneficial for circulation, infections, coughs, exhaustion, respiratory infections, digestion, rheumatism, and warts. This oil also fights viral and infectious diseases and may be a sexual stimulant.
Traditional Uses: Cinnamon bark is one of the most antimicrobial essential oils. It has been produced in Sri Lanka for over 2,000 years. Research has found that pathogenic micro-organisms cannot live in the presence of cinnamon oil.
Note: Cinnmaldehyde and eugenol found in cinnamon oil can cause dermal irritation. Repeated use can result in burning and extreme contact sensitization.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor's care consult your physican. Skin test for sensitivity. Diffuse with caution, cinnamon may irritate the nasal membranes it it is inhaled directly from the diffuser.