Oil Name: Cinnamon Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Cinnamon essential oil has a spicy, warm and musky smell. The viscosity is watery to medium.
It originated in Indonesia but is cultivated in Sri Lanka and India.
It is mainly extracted through steam distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
Beta Caryophyllene, Eugenol, Cinnamaldehyde, Linalol and Methyl chavicol.
Antibiotic, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Astringent, Carminative, Digestive, emmenagogue, Insecticide, Stimulant, Stomachic
Arthritis, Depression, Exhaustion, Menstrual Pain, Nervous Exhaustion, Pain Relief, Respiration, Rheumatism
Irritant to Sensitive Skin, Pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers
Detail of Warnings
Cinnamon oil is non-toxic, but can cause irritation, therefore should be used with care.
It should be avoided in pregnancy.
High dosages can cause convulsions.
The oil from the bark of cinnamon should not be used in aromatherapy.
Compatible Combination Oils
Benzoin, Cardomom, Clove, Coriander, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary, ThymeTags: cinnamon essential oils