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August 3, 2015

The Power of Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

Oh Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)! Its sweet, oriental spice scent feels warm and invigorating. It makes you think of holidays, hot chocolate and a fire in the fireplace.

Combines Well With

Frankincense, Myrrh, Orange, Lime, Tangerine, Red Mandarin, Ylang Ylang, Balsam of Peru, Clove Bud, Sandalwood, Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Lemon, Bergamot, Coriander, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Ginger Root, Nutmeg

Ways to Use It

Recipes

 

Here are a few recipes involving Cinnamon Bark oil.

*Please note: With any recipe’s involving bath or massage blends, always test on a small part of your skin first before using all over your body. Please be sure your skin can handle the blend before being covered in it. Cinnamon Bark in particular, is a hot oil so make sure you can handle it on your skin before massaging. If it is too hot with the recipe, possibilities are to increase the carrier oil, diffuse the essential oils without the carrier oil, or you can add the essential oils to 4 ounces of pure water and use as a mist spray. If used as a mist spray, increase the essential oil drops accordingly.

 Room Freshener with Aroma Lamp

Use a ceramic, marble, glass or porcelain aroma lamp. Add essential oils to the water. About 15 -20 drops of essential oils can be used at one time. Inhale vapors deeply for best results.

Carpet Freshener

Mix all ingredients in a wide-mouthed glass jar and tighten cap. Set aside for 24 hours, to allow aromas to permeate the powder. Sprinkle over carpeting, leave for 10-15 minutes, then vacuum.

Pre-Event Massage Oil

Massage formula into the back of the neck and the shoulders. Use twice — 6 hours apart — before the event. Helps overcome nervousness. Make sure you can handle it on your skin before massaging.

Bathroom Cleaner

Store in a dark, glass bottle. Can be used many ways. Use on a damp cloth to clean counters, put a drop or two of the formula on the inside of the toilet paper roll, use in a diffuser, put 2-3 drops on a wet rag and wipe down counters and sink,  add to a 4 ounce fine mist sprayer with 4 ounces of pure water and spritz the room liberally.

Spicy Potpourri

Combine all ingredients in a plastic bag and let sit for a few days so the aroma can settle in to all of the potpourri ingredients. Put in container of your choice. can add extra drops of essential oils as the aroma fades.

Last of All

And how do you like to enjoy your Cinnamon Bark oil? Do you use it in your food? Do you clean with it? Tell us in the comment section down below. We always need experiences from other people on here!

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