COMMON NAME: Cinnamon Leaf
BOTANICAL NAME: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
PLANT PART USED: Leaves
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Sri Lanka
COLOUR: Light, golden to dark brown
AROMATIC SCENT: Sweet and spicy, slightly musky
History and Plant:
Cinnamon Leaf essential oil has a rich historical significance dating back centuries. Originating from the shores of Sri Lanka, the Cinnamomum zeylanicum tree has been revered for its valuable medicinal properties and captivating fragrance. Traditionally, the ancient civilisations of Sri Lanka utilised this precious oil for various wellness practices, making it an integral part of their cultural heritage.
Our premium Cinnamon Leaf essential oil boasts a warm, spicy, sweet aroma. The distinct scent is reminiscent of freshly crushed cinnamon leaves, with earthy undertones that create a cosy and comforting ambience. The refreshing fragrance enhances the senses and can uplift the spirit, making it an excellent addition to aromatherapy routines.
The essential oil obtained from Cinnamomum zeylanicum leaves comprises several key constituents, with eugenol being the most prominent. Additionally, the oil contains cinnamaldehyde, linalool, and eugenol acetate, each contributing to its therapeutic properties.
Cinnamon Leaf essential oil offers a wide array of therapeutic properties. Its robust antibacterial and antifungal characteristics make it an excellent natural agent for combating infections and promoting a healthy immune system. The oil's anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects may relieve muscle pain and joint discomfort. Furthermore, its stimulating properties can aid in improving circulation and boosting mental alertness.
Uses and Beneficial Properties:
This essential oil finds versatile applications in both aromatherapy and topical use. Cinnamon Leaf oil's warm and inviting scent in aromatherapy can reduce stress and anxiety, promoting relaxation and creating a pleasant atmosphere. When applied topically, it can be blended with carrier oils to soothe minor skin irritations and help maintain skin health.
For topical use, ensure proper dilution by mixing 2-3 drops of Cinnamon Leaf essential oil with one tablespoon of suitable carrier oil such as coconut or jojoba. This diluted blend can gently massage onto the desired area to alleviate muscle tension or skin discomfort.
Add 3-5 drops of Cinnamon Leaf essential oil to your preferred diffuser to enjoy the captivating aroma through diffusion. As the oil is gently diffused into the air, it imparts its cosy and welcoming fragrance, ideal for creating a comforting ambience during the colder months.
While Cinnamon Leaf essential oil offers numerous benefits, it is necessary to exercise caution when using it. This oil is potent and should always be properly diluted before applying to the skin. It is not recommended for individuals with sensitive skin or respiratory conditions. It would be best to perform a patch test before using Cinnamon Leaf to check for adverse reactions.
Our premium Cinnamon Leaf essential oil, sourced from the botanical variety of Cinnamomum zeylanicum in Sri Lanka, offers a delightfully aromatic experience and therapeutic benefits. Its warm and spicy fragrance creates an inviting atmosphere, while its valuable properties promote wellness and vitality. Embrace this essential oil's beauty and natural goodness, making it a cherished addition to your holistic well-being routine.
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