Cinnamon leaf (Cinnamonum zeylanicum) Essential oil

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Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil

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Botanical binomial: Cinnamomum zeylanicum

Family: Lauraceae

Other names: C. verum, Laurus cinnamomum

Country of Origin: Sri Lanka and Indonesia

Part of plant used in production: Leaf

Methods of production: Water or Steam Distillation

Description: A tall tropical evergreen tree, cinnamon can be used for both it's bark- the familiar culinary spice, and leaves as a stimulating oil and spice.
Characteristics: A warm, spicy smell
Properties: Analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, cardiac, carminative, emmenagogue, insecticide, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge.
Constituents: Eugenol (80-96%), Eugenol acetate (1%), cinnamic aldehyde (3%), benzyl benzoate (3%)
Uses: Considered a cure-all in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Cinnamon oil acts as a nerve tranquilizer, tonic, and is considered good for a weak heart. Use in a diffuser to aleviate feelings of depression, weakness, or exhaustion. Cinnamon is a very effective antiseptic, digestive, and anti-rheumatic. It alleviates colds and congestions, stimulates secretions of gastric juices and is a tonic for the digestive tract.
Blends well with: Black pepper, clove, eucalyptus, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, lavnender, lemon, orange, rosemary, tangerine, thyme, tea tree
Interesting Facts: : Cinnamon trade was one of the key reasons that led to the Portuguese discovering the route around the Cape to India.
Safety: Cinnamon leaf oil is relatively non-toxic and can be used on skin when diluted in carrier oil. Cinnamon bark oil should never be used on the skin as it is an irritant, toxin, and sensitizer.