Cinnamon Leaf essential oil has an aroma that fills spaces with comforting delight. It has a sweet and spicy aroma with woodsy layers. Cinnamon Leaf has therapeutic benefits that vary from Cinnamon Bark essential oil.
A natural botanical ‘energizer,’ Cinnamon Leaf helps create an atmosphere of joy. Diffusing Cinnamon Leaf or adding it to a potpourri mix can enliven your space.
For centuries, practitioners of traditional Chinese healing arts used Cinnamon Leaf in herbal remedies. Some prominent soap brands add in blends of Cinnamon Leaf and Orange essential oils to create a captivating aroma.
Native to Asia, Cinnamon Leaf essential oil is derived from the leaves of unique evergreen trees through a steam distillation process. It remains in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia today as a specific for supporting good digestive function.
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Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Blends Well With: Tangerine, Clove, and other citrus and spices
Aroma: Sweet, spicy, and warm with woody undertones
Color: Pale Brown
Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
Adult Max Dilution: 0.6%
Shelf Life: 3-5 Years
Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
DELIGHTFUL: Mix together: 5 drops of Cinnamon Leaf, 5 drops of Rosemary and 5 drops of Peppermint. Add this blend to your Thera Lux Nebulizing Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
MUSCLE BLEND: Add the following to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 4 drops of Cinnamon Leaf, 3 drops of Peppermint, 5 drops of Frankincense and 8 drops of Copaiba, then fill with Avocado oil and apply to needed areas. Massage to loosen tight muscles. (2% dilution)
DRAWER SACHET: Fill an empty sachet bag with dried flowers, herbs or cotton balls. Add: 6-10 drops of Cinnamon Leaf to the filling before closing and place in your drawers, or hang in your closet to discourage pests.
BATHROOM SPRAY - In an 8 ounce fingertip sprayer add: 20 drops of Cinnamon Leaf, 10 drops of Lime, 25 drops of Lemon, 25 drops of Tea Tree, 30 drops of Litsea, 18 drops of Patchouli and 16 drops of Peppermint. Fill to the top with water and shake well before each use. Use to clean shower, counters, sink, toilet, etc.
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