Cinnamon Leaf
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Cinnamon Leaf

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Cinnamon Leaf oil has a musky and spicy scent, and a light-yellow tinge that distinguishes it from the red-brown color of cinnamon bark oil. Cinnamon provides many benefits for your health, such as its insulin-like effects, which can be useful for diabetics. Cinnamon leaf oil has potent astringent, aphrodisiac and stimulant properties. It can work wonders as a quick pick-me-up or stress buster after a long and tiring day, or if you want to soothe your aching muscles and joints.When used in aromatherapy — diffused, applied topically or added to your bath water — it can have health-promoting effects.

Primary Uses

  • Cinnamon leaf oil can be used as an additive in soaps and a flavoring to seasonings.
  • Cinnamon leaf oil is known for its antibacterial and antioxidant properties and can be used to clean your fruits and vegetables . 
  • Cinnamon leaf oil can be used as an insect repellent has good anti-termitic (termite-repelling) properties, it can help ward off rice weevils and it may inhibit yellow fever-carrying mosquitoes
  • Cinnamon leaf oil may help keep your breath fresh and may serve as a first-aid treatment for toothaches. Add a drop or two to a glass of purified water, and gargle with it.
  • Cinnamon leaf oil can help keep your hair healthy and, in children, may help kill stubborn head lice. 
  • This oil has a warm and antispasmodic effect on your body that helps ease muscular aches, sprains, rheumatism and arthritis. It's also a tonic that assists in reducing drowsiness and gives you an energy boost if you're physically and mentally exhausted.

    Directions for Use

    • Use 4-5 drops in a diffuser of your choice
    • Dilute 1% to 5% in carrier oil for topical use to minimize skin sensitivity

    Botanical Name

     Cinnamomum zeylanicum Blume (C. verum L. Presl), fam. Laureaceae

    Aromatic Description

    Spicy, Sweet

    Collection Method

    Steam Distillation

    Plant Part

     Leaf

    Country of Origin

    Ceylon

      Safety & Precautions

      Use cinnamon oil in moderation and properly diluted, as high dosages may lead to convulsions in some individuals. If this symptom occurs, stop using the oil and consult a health care practitioner immediately.

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