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Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)

What is Cinnamon?

Cinnamon is native to Sri Lanka and India and is cultivated in parts of Africa, southeastern India, Indonesia, the Seychelles, South America, Sri Lanka, and the West Indies. Cinnamon is used for culinary and medicinal purposes. In Chinese herbalism, cinnamon is one of the oldest remedies. It has been used in traditional treatment for diarrhea, alleviating pain and discomfort of arthritis, menstrual problems, yeast infections, colds, flu, toothache and digestive problems. In more recent times, cinnamon is being researched for its effectiveness in treating diabetes, osteoporosis and cancer.



Sweet and spicy-hot

Plant Properties

Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-infectious, antimicrobial, antiparasitic, antioxidant, and anticoagulant properties.


Flu, cough, cold, digestive problems, viruses, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, ulcers, inflammation, circulation, rheumatism and warts

Blends with:

All the citrus essential oils, the spice oils, lavender, patchouli, rose geranium, and ylang ylang oils


Cinnamon Essential Oil has Super Power to Lower Blood Pressure

Aromatherapy with Specific Essential Oils for Arthritis.

Massaging with Essential Oils for Cellulite Reduction