In the culinary arts, cinnamon is often the cook’s secret ingredient to enliven recipes. Cinnamon- Bark essential oil can prompt a captivating feeling of aliveness.
The warm and intense aroma of Cinnamon- Bark essential oil benefits the appetite and ignites the senses. When pursuing sparks of creativity, softly inhaling Cinnamon- Bark oil can usher in inspiration. It has a sweeter aroma than Cinnamon- Leaf and is also a pleasing addition to natural household cleaners.
Cinnamon- Bark essential oil is derived from the thick bark of tropical evergreen trees through a steam distillation process. The tree has shiny green, leathery leaves, small white flowers and oval bluish-white berries. The leaves have a spicy aroma when bruised and the oil is distilled from the new shoots of the inner bark of the tree. Use this essential oil sparingly; one drop goes a long way.
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Botanical Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Bark
Blends Well With: Tangerine, Clove, and other citrus and spices
Aroma: Sweet, spicy, sharp, and warm
Color: Clear – Pale Yellow
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Adult Max Dilution: 0.07%
Shelf Life: 2 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.
CHEER: Mix together: 5 drops of Cinnamon Bark, 5 drops of Rosemary and 5 drops of Peppermint. Add 5 drops of this blend to your Scent Ball Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
MUSCLE BLEND: Add the following to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 1 drop of Cinnamon Bark, 3 drops of Cinnamon Leaf, 3 drops of Basil, 3 drops of Peppermint, 5 drops of Frankincense and 5 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 Bark to the filling before closing and place in your d
rawers, or hang in your closet to discourage pests.
BATHROOM SPRAY: In an 8 ounce fingertip sprayer add: 20 drops of Cinnamon Bark, 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. Shake well before each use. Use to clean shower, counters, sink, toilet, etc.
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