Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Main Constituents: Eugenol: 82.8%
The cinnamomum tree originates from Sri Lanka but is now grown in many parts of Asia. It is a tropical evergreen tree of the laurel family growing up to 15 m (45 feet). Cinnamon leaf oil has a warm, spicy scent between that of clove and cinnamon, but with herbaceous notes that are not as sweet as the spiciness of oil from Cinnammon Bark.
Cinnamon oil is highly concentrated with antioxidants, making it an effective natural digestive aid, blood sugar stabilizer and circulation booster. It’s also often used to combat cardiovascular diseases and fight infections.
Some of the many health benefits of cinnamon oil include:
- Decreases inflammation & timulates the immune system
- Increases circulation
- Fights viruses & free radicals
- Relieves depression
- Stimulates libido
Cautions: This has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes and mucous membranes should be avoided.
Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil 15 ml
Simply put - we are not doctors, and are therefore not able to make recommendations for treating specific conditions and this includes route of administration of any oil. Essential oils are concentrated distillates of the essence of the plant - like medicine, some are good in small amounts but can be dangerous in large amounts, particularly for small children, pregnant women or the elderly. It is our position that anyone who intends to take essential oils internally should only do so under supervision of their family doctor.