Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil Profile
Botanical: Cinnamomum zeylanicum | Origin: Sri Lanka | Method: Steam Distilled
A yellow to brownish liquid with a warm-spicy, somewhat pungent, clove-like odor.
These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.
- eugenol acetate
- benzyl benzoate
Anthelmintic, antidiarrheal, antidote to poison, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antiputrescent, aphrodisiac, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, hemostatic, orexygenic, parasiticide, refrigerant, spasmolytic, stimulant (circulatory, cardiac, respiratory), stomachic, vermifuge.
The leaf oil is relatively non-toxic; possible irritant because of the cinnamaldehyde. Eugenol is irritant to the mucous membranes. Use in moderation.
Primary Therapy Agent:
Secondary Therapy Agent:
Insect bites, lice, mouth and gum infections, warts, corns, constipation, sluggish digestion, cramp, gastric spasm, indigestion, flatulence, amenorrhea, frigidity, labor pain, childbirth aid, leucorrhea, colds/flu, nervous exhaustion, fatigue.
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