Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

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Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil 100% Pure Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Plant Family: Lauraceae
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Plant Part: Inner Bark
Growth Method: Organic
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Color: Pale to Dark Yellow
Consistency: Thin
Strength of Aroma: Medium

Cinnamomum zeylanicum is a native of Sri Lanka and south India. It is a moderately sized, evergreen tree up to 16 meters tall and 60 cm diameter at breast height. The dried inner bark of the partially matured shoot is the true cinnamon of commerce. Under cultivation, the shoots are coppiced every two years at ground level, which results in the formation of more dense bushes. The new shoots are first stripped with a special curved knife. The cleaned stems are then rubbed with brass rods to loosen the inner bark, which is then carefully removed from the stems by making two longitudinal slits on opposite sides. The inner bark curls naturally into quills which comprises numerous strips packed together and are finally dried in subtle sunlight.

Cinnamon Bark essential oil is a top-notch antiseptic used to eliminate decay-causing bacteria, fungi and viruses that spread infection. Its antiseptic properties can be used to prevent urinary tract infections, yeast infections and even athlete's foot. Traditional Chinese medicine values Cinnamon Bark as a "warming" herb due to its stimulating effect on various areas of the body. It can be used to relieve abdominal spasms, assist digestion, improve circulation and prevent congestion.

Dry and slightly tenacious, the aroma of Cinnamon Bark essential oil has spicy and fiery top notes complemented by sweet and oriental undertones.

The fortifying and reviving fragrance of Cinnamon Bark oil helps drive away melancholia and depression. It is recommended for general nervous debility and can be used to warm both the body and mind during the winter especially for the elderly. The spicy aroma of Cinnamon Bark inspires a zest for life that dispels lethargy and lack of vitality.

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Cinnamon Bark essential oil is one of the most hazardous oil; it is very strong skin irritant and should never be used on the skin even in low concentration. It should not be ingested unless under profession supervision; internal use may cause nausea, vomiting and possible kidney damage. Cinnamon Bark oil should not be used by pregnant women and children younger than two years old.

Do not take essential oils internally or use without the guidance of a qualified practitioner. The information provided here is for general use only and is not intended to replace medical diagnosis or treatment. Do not use during pregnancy.

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