Cinnamon Leaf Oil

Cinnamon Leaf Oil....
Cinnamon has been a highly prized commodity since antiquity and is one of the most recognizable scents in the world. The chemical breakdown of Cinnamon leaf oil is similar to that of Clove bud.

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Botanical Name - Cinnamomum Zeylanicum

Common Method Of Extraction - Steam distillation

Parts Used - Leaves

Note Classification - Middle

Aroma - Flat, warm, earthy spice

Largest Producing Countries - Sri Lanka, India, Madagascar

Traditional Use - Cinnamon leaf has been used for culinary and medicinal purposes. The cinnamon leaf oil has a higher eugenol content then the bark oil, which increases its analgesic properties.

Properties - Analgesic, antibacterial, anticlotting, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, insecticide, stimulant, stomachic

Benefits - Arthritis, bruises, colds, cough, diarrhea, flatulence, infection, insect bites, nervous exhaustion, rheumatism, slow circulation, sore muscles, 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 - The leaf is a skin irritant and sensitizer, and is also an irritant to the mucous membranes. It is not recommended for use in skin care products, and should be avoided during pregnancy.

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