Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
CINNAMON BARK Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Plant Part: Bark
Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note of strong aroma, it has a warm, spicy scent characteristic of cinnamon
Product Abstract: Cinnamomum zeylanicum originates in Sri Lanka. It is a tropical evergreen tree of the laurel family growing up to 15 m (45 feet) in the wild. The tree has a very thin smooth bark, with a light yellowish brown color and a highly fragrant odor. Its pleasant scent makes it, in small amounts, a spicy addition to creams, lotions and soaps.
Cinnamon has a long history of culinary and medicinal uses. Its high aldehyde content makes it a useful antimicrobial and antiseptic. Cinnamon has been a highly prized commodity since antiquity and is one of the most recognizable scents in the world. Cinnamaldehyde is the main constituent in the bark oil. It is used in perfumery to give a blend lift and strength and is considered a mild fixative. The cinnamon bark is used for gastrointestinal problem, diarrhea, and gas. It is also used for stimulating appetite and to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasitic worms.
- Supports healthy metabolic function*
- Maintains a healthy immune system*
- Naturally repels insects
- Long used to flavor food and for its internal health benefits
Cautions: Dilute well before use. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes and mucous membranes should be avoided. This has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin.
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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