Cinnamon (Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Leaf Oil)
Cinnamon essential oil has a sharp and sweet, spicy musky smell. The cinnamon tree is native to Indonesia and cultivated in Sri Lanka and India. It is a naturally tall tree (in it's natural habitat it can grow up to 15 meters), with small white flowers, shiny leaves and purply berries.
The leaves, twigs and/or inner dried bark are steam distilled. Amour Natural uses cinnamon essential oil that is extracted from the leaf as it yields a more pleasing delicate oil.
Cinnamon oil is beneficial due to its calming and warming properties. It's festive, spicy aroma works will in candles, diffusers, oil burners, incense and air sprays.
When used on the skin, cinnamon may clear warts, take the sting out of bites and act as an astringent. However, cinnamon essential oil can be irritating to skin so use with caution and always dilute thoroughly.
Cinnamon essential oil blends well with benzoin, cove, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, lavender, sweet orange, rosemary, thyme and pine.
Linalool (Alcohol), Benaldehyde, Cinnamic, Furfural (Aldehyde), Eugenol, Safrole (Phenols), Cymene, Dipentene, Phellandrene, Pinene (Terpenes).
Cinnamon Essential Oil 10ml
Add 6-10 drops in a bath.
Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner.
Mix 6-10 drops with hot water as an inhalation.
Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.
Precautions:Do not take internally.Keep away from children and eyes.If pregnant or have a medical condition consult your practitioner before use.If oil gets into eyes splash out with water, seek medical advice if necessary.If unfamiliar with essential oils seek advice from a practitioner.