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

Cinnamon leaves
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)

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.

PropertiesEdit

 
Cinnamomum verum bark essential oil.

EmotionalEdit

Soothes depression and exhaustion.

GynecologicalEdit

Reduces menstrual pain.

PainEdit

Relieves arthritis and rheumatism.

RespiratoryEdit

Relieves bronchitis and symptoms of flu.

CautionEdit

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