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Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil


Cinnamon Leaf was once regarded as a precious substance, especially in temples as an ingredient in incense. Today Cinnamon Leaf is often used in perfume for its warm, spicy, "oriental" notes.

Ingredients: Cinnamon Leaf - cinnamomum zeylancium

Suggested Uses:

It has a high level of Eugenol (80-90%) which may cause skin irritation, especially in baths, and thus it is sold only for use in a burner or diffuser.

Cinnamon has a warming and spicy aroma which blends wonderfully with the citrus oils and other spices such as Clove or Nutmeg. To create the perfect atmosphere over the festive season blend 1 drop of Cinnamon Leaf, 1 drop of Clove Bud and 3 drops of Mandarin in a burner or diffuser.

To help lift your spirits if you are feeling under the weather try 1 drop of Cinnamon Leaf, 2 drops of Ylang Ylang and 2 drops of Sweet Orange and use in a diffuser.


Country of Origin: Sri Lanka.

Plant Family: Lauraceae

Method of Extraction: The oil is distilled from the partly dried leaves and twigs.

Main Theraputic Properties: Astringent, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Aphrodisiac, Digestive stimulant, Immune tonic, Neurotonic.

Contraindications: Do not use on children under 2 years of age. Do not use on sensitive or damaged skin. Do not use more than 2% dilution on the skin or mucous membrane.

Did you know: Cinnamon is an ingredient in spiced Chai tea.

Oil Appearance: Yellow - brown

Chakra: Heart

Chinese Element: Fire

Cinnamon is a bushy evergreen that grows up to 18 meters in height. It has a thick bark with leathery leaves, white berries and small yellow flowers.

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