Cinnamon Bark - cinamomum zeylanicum
Description: Cinnamon is known for its culinary or spice uses, Cinnamon is also a great cleansing oil with properties to treat aches and pains.
Properties: Antibacterial, Antispasmodic, Aphrodisiac, Antiseptic and Astringent
Historical Uses: Spice in food and flavorings, Cinnamon also was a used by 15th century grave robbers as a part of a blend SHIELD to help protect them from plague.
More information on cinnamon: Cinnamon Essential Oil
Put a few drops of cinnamon oil into cakes, pies or cookies.
Repellent place where bugs and roaches are a problem.
Apply topically (dilute) to help with aches and pains.
Blends well With: Patchouli, geranium, Lemon and Ylang Ylang
Cinnamon Essential Oil Application:
***Cinnamon oil is very strong and may cause extreme irritation to eyes and skin USE WITH CAUTION AND CARE***
Can be used aromatically
Can be consumed
Can be used topically (DILUTE before topical use)
Cinnamon Sugar Scrub
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/2 tsp. Pure Vanilla extract
3 drops Cinnamon Bark
Combine the cinnamon oil, vanilla extract, and sugar together until all ingredients are well mixed. Slowly add the coconut oil until the mixture is the desired consistency and texture. Apply to skin in a gentle circular motion. Rinse off and moisturize as usual.
Store in a glass container in a dark cool place.