Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Cinnamon

Cinnamon oil comes from the leaves and bark of the Cinnamomum verum (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) plant. It has a warm, spicy scent. It has calming and antiseptic effects.

Cinnamon leaves
Cinnamon leaves
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)

Properties Edit

Cinnamomum verum bark essential oil.

Emotional Edit

Soothes depression and exhaustion.

Gynecological Edit

Reduces menstrual pain.

Pain Edit

Relieves arthritis and rheumatism.

Respiratory Edit

Relieves bronchitis and symptoms of flu.

Caution Edit

  • Don't use cinnamon oil during pregnancy.
  • Cinnamon may irritate the skin.