Cinnamon Leaf 100% Pure Joy Naturals Essential Oil is a powerful antiseptic, and can be used effectively to stop infections such as coughs, colds and viral infections from spreading. Put a few drops in your diffuser to help kill airborne bacteria and also relieve the symptoms of a cold. Cinnamon Leaf essential oil also acts as a tonic to the mind and body, reducing drowsiness and bringing a welcome boost to flagging energy levels if you are suffering from exhaustion or burn-out. For an instant ‘pick-me-up’ blend it with ginger and lemon essential oils. Its stimulating action also makes it an effective essential oil for boosting or maintaining the immune system. (Essential Oils Natural Remedies, Althea Press)
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Main Constituents: Eugenol: 82.8%
Plant Part: Leaves
Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A brownish yellow to dark liquid with a medium consistency.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note of medium aroma, it has a warm, spicy scent between that of clove and cinnamon, but with herbaceous notes that are not sweet.
Blends With: Clove Bud, Lavender, Cedarwood, Orange, Lemon, Neroli, Ylang-ylang, Rosemary and Thyme.
Product Abstract: Cinnamomum verum originates from 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.
Cautions: DO NOT DRINK essential oils. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.
Pure Joy Naturals provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on essential oil uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils.