Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil
Cinnamon Leaf (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) is a top choice for pain numbing and warming. It is anti-infectious. It is helpful to diffuse during cold and flu season when combined with a less harsh oil such as sweet orange. Cinnamon Leaf should not be mistaken with Cinnamon Bark, which is much harsher and can be damaging to the skin if used improperly. Use a low dilution if applying to the skin (no more than 1 drop per ounce of carrier is recommended).
Chemistry: eugenol (81.40%), b-caryophyllene (3.16%), benzyl benzoate (3.65%), eugenyl acetate (1.59%)
Latin Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Botanical Family: Lauraceae
Cultivation: Sri Lanka, Certified Organic
Plant Part: Leaves
Chemical Family: Phenols
Aroma: authentic cinnamon aroma
Properties: anti-infectious, analgesic, warming, anti-inflammatory, antiviral
Steam Distilled: October 2020
Shelf Life: 4 years (approx.)
Do not exceed 1% dilution for skin application. We recommend starting with just 1 drop of essential oil to 1 tablespoon of unscented lotion or carrier oil and gently massage in skin as needed to relieve muscle pain or improve circulation. Consider pairing with a skin friendly pain oil such as Balsam Copaiba. If diffusing in an utrasonic diffuser, blending with Sweet Orange will cut the harshness of the cinnamon leaf.
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Chakra: Heart (4th)
Cinnamon Leaf helps us give and receive unconditional love.
Do not exceed 1% dilution for skin application. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.