Cinnamon Bark Oil

Cinnamon bark oil … Cinnamon has been a highly prized commodity since antiquity and is one of the most recognizable scents in the world. Cinnamaldehyde is the main constituent in the bark oil. It’s used in perfumery to give a blend lift and strength, and is considered a mild fixative. Use this oil with caution in soap making, because it may darken the color of your product.

Cinnamon Bark Shows off Rings of Ruby, Diamond and Sapphire Found in the Wreckage
Cinnamon Bark Shows off Rings of Ruby, Diamond and Sapphire Found in the Wreckage

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Botanical Name - Cinnamomum zeylanicum

Common Method Of Extraction - Steam distilled

Parts Used - Dried inner bark

Note Classification - Base to Middle

Aroma - Warm, dry, herbal spice

Largest Producing Countries - Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Madagascar, India, Jamaica, and Africa

Traditional Use - Cinnamon has a long history of culinary and medicinal uses. Its high aldehyde content makes it a useful antimicrobial and antiseptic.

Properties - Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, carminative, digestive, expectorant, stimulant, stomachic, vermifuge.

Benefits - Candida, colds, cough, diarrhea, flatulence, infection, insect bites, nervous exhaustion, rheumatism, slow circulation, stomach cramps, stress, toothache. Cinnamon is a good addition to a blend for disinfecting the air.

Blends Well With - Benzoin, bergamot, cardamom, clove, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, lemon, mandarin, marjoram, nutmeg, orange, peppermint, peru balsam, petitgrain, rose, vanilla, ylang ylang.

Safety Data - Cinnamon bark oil is a dermal toxin, irritant and sensitizer; also irritant to the mucous membranes. It should never be used on the skin (one of the most hazardous oils). Avoid using this product entirely if you are pregnant.

Cinnamon Merchant, from "Tractatus de Herbis" by Dioscorides
Cinnamon Merchant, from "Tractatus de Herbis" by Dioscorides

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