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 oil has therapeutic and aromatherapy benefits that vary from Cinnamon Bark essential oil.
A natural botanical ‘energizer,’ Cinnamon essential oil helps create an atmosphere of joy. Diffusing Cinnamon Leaf or adding it to a potpourri mix can enliven your space with a pleasing scent.
For centuries, practitioners of traditional Chinese healing arts used Cinnamon oil 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.
Not sure which Cinnamon oil is right for you? Check out our blog on the differences here!
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: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Adult Max Dilution: 0.6%
Shelf Life: 3-5 Years
Apply Topically: Our cinnamon essential oil is made with 100% pure cinnamon extract 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. Try creating your very own diffuser blend of cinnamon spice and coconut oil. 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. Use it as a massage oil to loosen tight muscles and increase blood circulation. (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 spray bottle 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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