Cinnamon (Leaf) Pure Essential Oil

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Cinnamon (Leaf) Pure Essential Oil

11.00

15 ml

Common Name: Cinnamon
Latin Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum                   
INCI Name: Cinnamomum Zeylanicum (Cinnamon) Leaf Oil

Scent: Sweet, spicy, warm, peppery
Parts Used: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Origin: Ceylon

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Blends Well With

Bergamot (Citrus), Bergamot (Mint), Black Pepper, Cajuput, Citronella, Clove (Bud), Cornmint, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium (Rose), Ginger, Gingergrass, Grapefruit (Pink), Helichrysum (Italicum), Helichrysum (Rambiazina), Lavender, Lemongrass, Lime, Litsea, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petigrain, Sage (Clary), Spearmint, Tangerine, Tea Tree, Wintergreen


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Plant Description

A member of the Lauraceae family Cinnamomum zeylanicum is known as “True Cinnamon”.  Growing to a height of 30 – 50 feet, this evergreen tree is native to Sri Lanka.  The tree is cylindrical in shape, heavily foliated; producing leaves that are dark green on top and lighter green underneath.  It has yellowish white flowers and dark purple drupes containing 1 seed.

 

Plant History

The word cinnamon translates to Fragrant Spice Plant. This ancient spice has been used medicinally by the Chinese since around 5000 BC.  It was used by the ancient Egyptians in perfumery and mummification and by the Greeks and Romans in medicine.  Cinnamon is truly a plant of legend.


Ancient Wisdom - Historical Uses

In traditional societies cinnamon is said to have been used to relieve digestive upset, congestion, menstrual problems, stiff joints and muscles. It has said to have been used as an anti-inflammatory agent and as a pain reliever to arthritis patients. [1]

Action and Uses - Aromatic stimulant and tonic, carminative and astringent. The different varieties of cinnamon are among the most pleasant and efficient aromatics and form agreeable adjuvants to a great many official preparations.
     The 1907 Organic Materia Medica And Pharmacognosy
     By Lucius E. Sayre, B.S., Ph. M.

Topically - Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, arthritis, astringent, counter-irritant, deodorant, germicide, rheumatism …

Inhalation – Aphrodisiac, energizing, stimulating, stress …

 

Modern Knowledge – Scientific Research

This paper is a systematic review of scientific literature pertaining to the use of Cinnamomum zeylanicum’s use in traditional medicine.  It’s a great starting point to find additional literature resources.

Ranasinghe et al.: Medicinal properties of ‘true’cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum): a systematic review. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:275.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3854496/

 

Active Compounds Cinnamon (Leaf) Is Known For

1,8-Cineole, -Phellandre, A-Pinene, A-Selinene, A-Terpinene, A-Thujene, B-Pinene, Delta-3-Carene, Delta-Cadinene, Y-Terpinene, (E)- -Farnesene, (E)-Nerolidol, (E)- -Ocimene, N-Heptan-2-One, N-Hexane-2-Ol, P- Camphene, Cymene, Z)-Cinnamaldehyde, Z-Methyl Cinnamate, (Z)-Cinnamyl Acetate, benzyl benzoate, Borneol, Camphor, Citronellal, Eugenol, Euganol acetate, Eugenyl Acetate, Furanoids, Limonene, Linalool, Methyl Chavicol, Myrcene, Nerol, Piperitone, Sabinene, Safrole, Terpinolene, …


Not For Internal Use

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Dilute Properly

Avoid Eyes & Mucus Membranes

 

Cautions

Avoid If Pregnant Or Nursing

Not For Young Children

Possible Skin Sensitivity/Irritant

May Irritate Mucus Membranes

 

If pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition, consult your doctor prior to use.

 

If adverse reaction occurs, stop using immediately and seek appropriate medical attention.

 

Interaction

The use of herbs is a time-honored approach to strengthening the body and treating disease. Herbs, however, can trigger side effects and interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications. For these reasons, you should use herbs with care, under the supervision of a healthcare provider.

May inhibit blood clotting and pose a drug interaction hazard. [2]


Important

The information presented here is for educational purposes of traditional uses and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.  The FDA has not evaluated the therapeutic suggestions, statements or claims cited.  No claims are made as to any medicinal value of this plant or any products from Earthwise Oils, LLC.  You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your healthcare provider prior to use.

Literature

[1] http://www.exportagridept.gov.lk/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=128&Itemid=159&lang=en

[2] Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 248-250.]