How to use Cinnamon Essential Oil
History of Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
Cinnamon bark oil (Cinnamomum verum) comes from the plant of the species name Laurus cinnamomum and is part of the Lauraceae botanical family. It grows native to parts of South Asia, but today cinnamon plants are grown across different nations throughout Asia and distributed around the world in the form of cinnamon essential oil or dry spice. It is believed that there may be over 100 varieties of cinnamon that are grown worldwide. Below you will find more information about how to use cinnamon essential oil.
Throughout history, the cinnamon plant has been tied to protection and prosperity. It’s said to have been part of a mixture of oils used by grave-robbing bandits to protect themselves during the plague in the 15th century, and traditionally, it’s also associated with the ability to attract wealth. This is why it is a key ingredient in Thieves essential oil blend to boost immune system. If you were lucky enough to have cinnamon during ancient Egyptian times, you were considered very wealthy; ancient records indicate that the value of cinnamon would have been close to the equivalent to gold.
Cinnamon Bark has a hot and spicy fragrance that is said to unlock feelings of abundance. Many use it aromatically for its warm, inviting tones.
How to Use Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
Diffuse, directly inhale, or dilute with V-6 Oil Complex to apply topically.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. If contact with skin occurs, avoid direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dark place.
Benefits of Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
Some of the most researched benefits of cinnamon oil include:
- May help with emotional discontent
- Stimulates and supports the immune system
- Stimulates and supports healthy libido
- Supports a healthy heart
- Supports healthy blood sugar
- Can be used as a deodorizer