Cinnamomum zeylanicum - Madagascar - Wild Grown - GRAS
Cinnamon Bark is a powerful purifier. It has been found that viruses, bacteria, and fungus cannot live in this oil. It helps treat many respiratory infections including flu, coughs, and colds. It can also help you treat typhoid, as well as tropical infections.
Cinnamon Bark is a general all around maintenance oil.
Recent research shows Cinnamon Bark helps lower glucose. It is very helpful for those with diabetes.
Due to its warming nature, Cinnamon Bark can help treat rheumatism, arthritis, and sore muscles. It can also help you slow down diabetic neuropathy.
It enhances the action and activity of other oils.
Found in: Blend of Cinnamon Bark, DNA Repair, Feminine-Aid, Flu-Time, Immune Strength, Joyful Moments, Meditation, Oils of the Bible, Revitalize, Slim & Trim, and The Secret.
Scent: It is just like cinnamon!
Caution: Always dilute with carrier oil because the high phenol properties of the oil make it feel warm or burn the skin. Not everyone can handle it on their skin.
Extracted by: Dried inner bark is steam distilled, 1st distillation
It strengthens the circulatory, endocrine, and nervous systems.
This oil can help you get rid of warts.
An aphrodisiac, Cinnamon Bark is a general sexual stimulant.
History: Cinnamon has been used by the Chinese as early as 2700 BC and the tree has been grown in Ceylon since 1200 AD. The Egyptians used it in their embalming process. Only the royalty of Greece and Rome were allowed to use the spice. The spice has been highly sought after and was often more valuable than gold. The Chinese used it for depression and to strengthen the heart. The Japanese used it to kill off bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms.
Cinnamon Bark is:
Blends well with: Clove Bud, Elemi, Ginger Root, Frankincense, Ylang Ylang, Balsam of Peru, Myrrh, Sandalwood, Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Coriander, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Nutmeg, and citrus oils
Ways to use: You will need to blend with a carrier oil before using topically. A general guideline is 4-8 drops in ½ teaspoon of carrier oil for adult topical use. Once you have tried it, you will know if you need to blend more or less. A general guideline for blend rates for children can be found here:
Always test on a nickel sized portion of skin first. Make sure your skin can handle the oil/blend before using.
Add a drop to your morning oatmeal, hot chocolate, or coffee.
Can put several drops in the final rinse of your laundry to kill off bacteria and add a bit of a spicy scent.
Diffuse a drop or two to spice up your room.
Add 2 drops of Cinnamon Bark and 3 drops Sandalwood to ½ teaspoon of FCO and massage into your feet to help warm and stimulate the nerves, especially when treating diabetic neuropathy.
To Relieve Indigestion
• 2 drops Cinnamon Bark
• 3 drops Coriander Seed
• 4 drops Tangerine
• 3 drops Sandalwoods
• 1 tablespoon F.C.O.
Massage into abdomen using clockwise strokes. Make sure you can handle it on your skin before massaging.
Boost Blood Flow to Extremities
• 2 drops Cinnamon Bark
• 3 drops Ginger Root
• 4 drops Lavender
• 1 tablespoon FCO
Massage formula into legs and feet twice a day. Make sure you can handle it on your skin before massaging.