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Cinnamon Essential Oil


Cinnamon Essential Oil
Latin name: cinnamomum zeylanicum

Oil extracted by steam distillation from bark of tropical evergreen native to Sri Lanka

Viscosity is medium
Scent is sweet, warm and spicy
Colour is brown

Used as a warming remedy
Stimulates the digestion
Also stimulates the circulation
Can relieve muscular pain, arthritis, rheumatism, lumbago
Supports the immune system
Can offer relief from infections of the bladder

Other applications:
Traditionally it has been used for many digestive problems
Makes an excellent room fragrancer, especially mixed with orange and clove

It is a powerful skin irritant
Best administered by a qualified aromatherapist
Not for babies, infants or children under 12
Not to be used during pregnancy

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