Latin Name : Cinnamomum Zeylanicum.
Part Of Plant Used : Leaves & Twigs
Extraction Method : Steam Distillation.
Cinnamon oil is a calming one with powerful antiseptic properties. When used in a burner, this oil is said to help colds and bronchitis, and lift depression. It’s used to assist with bronchitis, diarrhoea, chills, infections, flu, rheumatism, and arthritis when used in bath water or diluted in a carrier oil.
In aromatherapy, it is used to help with poor circulation and rheumatism. It eases nausea and vomiting, sluggish digestion and intestinal infection. It is said to assist with people suffering with anorexia.
It also stimulates the glandular system, therefore, helping to reduce menstrual pain.
However, for topical use, it is best left to a qualified aromatherapist.
As cinnamon stimulates contractions, never use during pregnancy.