About Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
Reminiscent of grandma’s kitchen, cinnamon brings a warm welcome to all those who visit your home. It is one of the most recognizable fragrances in the world even for those who are unfamiliar with essential oils. While bringing warmth and dreams of fall baking to your home, Cinnamon Essential Oil has many magnificent uses in your home apothecary.
Pungent, spicy and warming, cinnamon can help maintain a healthy metabolic function and help cultivate a healthy immune system, especially when seasonal threats are high. Applied topically (extremely low dilution), Cinnamon Essential Oil can assist in providing comfort to tired, fatigued or overworked bodies.
Cinnamon can be used to revive an ailing libido, so make sure to include this exotic essential oil in your bedroom diffuser. Not only has a diffusion of cinnamon been said to rev up activity in the bedroom but it can also be useful to boost creativity throughout those mid-afternoon work slumps.
In Aromatherapy Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil can be used topically or inhaled:
to help maintain a healthy immune system.
to help diminish the feelings of depression, faintness, and exhaustion.
to eliminate household odours.
to create a warming massage for cold, achy joints.
Cinnamon Essential Oil Profile
Sure to warm your senses, this exceptionally fragrant cinnamon bark oil is wild-harvested and steam-distilled from the highly prized bark of cinnamon trees from Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is the traditional producer of the true Cinnamon also called Ceylon Cinnamon (Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil).
How to Use Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
Massage Oil: Dilute, Dilute, Dilute and Dilute some more if you have sensitive skin. Cinnamon Essential Oil can be used in your wintertime massage oil if the safety guidelines are followed. One drop of cinnamon in 1.5 oz of our fractionated coconut carrier oil can be massaged into limbs and joints to relax and warm the body.
In the Diffuser: The lingering warmth of the uniquely sweet aroma of cinnamon is matchless. Cinnamon quickly warms the heart and soul while energizing the mind with new creative inspirations. Like other spices, this oil can benefit the respiratory system by relieving congestion and throat discomfort. Diffuse a combination of cinnamon (one drop), fir balsam (two drops) and four drops sweet orange oil in your kitchen and living room to recreate the Christmas spirit and alleviate the winter blues.
Other Ways to Use Cinnamon Essential Oil
Eliminate food odours by adding 5 drops of Cinnamon and 3 drops of Lemon essential oil to your garbage disposal and let it sit for up to an hour.
Household Cleaner: Add 2–3 drops in a spray bottle for a quick and effective cleaning spray.
Shampoo: For a Cinnamon shampoo, combine a drop of Cinnamon Oil to our unscented shampoo to help maintain hair health, add lustre to dull strands, and to work as a preventative measure against head lice.
Aromatic Profile and Blending of Cinnamon Essential Oil
Perfumery Note: Base to Middle
Odour: Spicy, woody, resinous, camphorous; rich and penetrating
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium to Strong
Dry-out: sweet, delicate, spicy-herbaceous
Blends Well With: Herb and spice oils such as basil essential oil, rosemary essential oil, clove essential oil, marjoram essential oil, and ginger essential oil. Can also be used with sweet orange essential oil, cedarwood essential oil, frankincense essential oil and can give depth to floral blends, especially Ylang Ylang.
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Composition: 100% Pure Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Bark
Colour: Golden yellow to yellowish brown
Safety Considerations for Cinnamon Essential Oil
Dilute well before use; for external use only. Cinnamon is a skin irritant and can cause blistering and rashes. Use only in very low concentrations of less than 1%. Do not apply to delicate skin or near eyes, even in dilution. Avoid use during pregnancy and with children under six years.
IMPORTANT: All Awesome Vitality products are for external use only. Awesome Vitality products are not intended to treat, diagnose, prevent or cure any disease, and should not be used if pregnant, in lieu of or against the instructions of a medical practitioner.