new fresh red colored leaves on Cinnamon Tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Highly ornamental tree and the source of cinnamon spice. Masoala forest national park, Madagascar wilderness

Use for Boosting Immunity, Inhibiting Bacteria Growth, Arthritis & Pain, Acne, Antiviral Protection, Enhancing Mood

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  1. BOTANICAL NAME Cinnamomum zeylanicum
  3. PARTS USED Bark
  4. EXTRACTION METHOD Steam distilled
  5. COLOR Red-brown
  6. NOTE CLASSIFICATION Middle & base
  7. AROMA Spicy and warm
  1. Immune Booster Studies have shown that cinnamon essential oil has the ability to improve immune function. It can help support healthy metabolic function and promote healthy circulatory function which both help to strengthen the immune system.
  2. Antibacterial Cinnamon essential oil is a powerful disinfectant that combats hard-to-treat bacterial organisms. It’s strong antibacterial properties make it a safe, effective, and non-toxic alternative to preservatives in cleaning solutions, cosmetics and toiletries.
  3. Anti-inflammatory Studies show that cinnamon essential oil has promising anti-inflammatory markers which make it an excellent choice for treating inflammatory skin conditions such as rashes and acne. It has also been used for years in Ayurvedic medicine to soothe aching joints and numb pain.
  4. Antiviral Cinnamon bark essential oil has high levels of cinnamaldehyde which make it one of the strongest antiviral essential oils and it is known to be active against the influenza virus.
  5. Mood Enhancer Cinnamon essential oil is proven to be effective at improving symptoms of depressive and anxiety disorders.

The History of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is believed to be one of the world’s oldest and most valuable spices. Cinnamon has been used for thousands of years since the time of the Ancient Egyptians. It later became a staple in Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine commonly used to soothe aching joints and numb pain. Today, it continues to be used in the form of spices, herbs, teas and essential oils to address mood disorders, respiratory and digestive problems, weight gain, yeast infections, irregular menstrual cycles and skin infections.

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PRECAUTIONS Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test before using.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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