Cinnamon Essential Oil In Brief

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Cinnamon Essential Oil In Brief is the latest concise essential oil profile to be added to the Essential Oil In Brief Series.

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Cinnamon Essential Oil

Cinnamon Essential Oil can either be distilled from the bark of the cinnamon tree or from the leaves. Essential oil from the bark is typically preferred over the oil distilled from the leaves. But, Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil tends to be much more expensive and is a lot more invasive to the tree.

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Cinnamon Essential Oil Main Uses

  • Constipation
  • Exhaustion
  • Flatulence
  • Low blood pressure + increasing circulation
  • Rheumatism
  • Stress

Cinnamon Essential Oil For Skincare

Cinnamon Essential Oil Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Active Constituents in Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil: (E)-Cinnamaldehyde + Eugenol + (E)-Cinnamyl acetate + Linalool + B-Caryophyllene + p-Cymene

Active Constituents in Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil: Eugenol + Eugenyl acetate + Linalool + (E)-Cinnamyl acetate + Benzyl benzoate

Combines well with: essential oils in the wood, spice, citrus and mint families.

Substitute oils: Nutmeg

Contraindications: Can cause an allergic reaction when applied topically. Can be toxic at high doses.

Pregnant and breast-feeding women should avoid using Cinnamon Essential Oil as it is an oil with safety issues.

Cinnamon Oil Interesting Fact: This oil will badly burn the skin if used undiluted!

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