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Organic Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

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Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Sri Lanka)



Available for $100 orders and over

Cinnamon Bark Historical Use:

Used as part of the embalming perfume of the Kings and Queens of Egypt. As an ingredient in anointing oil mixtures also and may have even been used on funeral pyres by ancient Romans. Eventually in more modern times this Sri Lankan spice travelled out from its homeland and its versatility shone through. 

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Organic Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

(Cinnamomum zeylanicum)

Organic Whole Bark - Steam Distilled

Obtained from the dried inner bark, cinnamon bark oil has a more spicy aroma as compared to cinnamon leaf oil. It has uplifting and warming properties. 

Overall could be described as spicy, warm yet sweet aroma. 


Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil in Aromatherapy References:


   Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil



   Foot fungus (Candida & Aspergillus), head lice, scabies, warts, insect bites, stings

   *Avoid use on sensitive skin*


   Respiratory tonic and stimulant, antiseptic, eases colds, bronchitis, raises body


   Muscular / Skeletal:

   Low dose eases muscular spasm, rheumatic pain

   Cardiovascular / Lymphatic:

   Heart & circulation stimulant, blood thinner, aids hyperemia-

   blood engorgement


   Immuno-stimulant, flu, viral infections, contagious diseases,

   raises body temperature.


   Pyorrhea, gum disease, intestinal infections, gut parasites, dyspepsia, colitis, gas,

   gastralgia, nausea, vomiting, pancreas stimulation, digestive complaints, stimulates

   gastric juices (digestion), & peristalsis, anti-inflammatory in colitis



   Genito-Urinary / Reproductive:


   Induces menstruation, eases period pain, regulates scanty menstruation, aids

   uterine contractions in birthing, post-partum depression, useful for kidney

   problems, cystitis (bacterial), urinary infections, vaginitis, aids male impotence,

   frigidity, good reproductive system tonic

   Nervous Brain/ Mind

   Warming, physically & psychically, stimulating, insomnia,

   debility, asthenia, nervous depression, exhausted states, feelings of weakness and

   depression, emotional coldness, isolation, tension, fear, arouses senses and

   creativity, stimulates psychic digestion

Sheppard-Hanger, Sylla. The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual: Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy, 1999. Print.


Shelf Life of Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil: 

Our freshly decanted Cinnamon Bark essential oil will last for 3-4 years minimum from when you open your amber glass bottle if stored correctly:

Primary Storage Considerations:

Keep away from direct light (U.V. radiation)

Keep in the amber glass bottle with lid tightly closed. Only open when you need to and decant into a smaller "working" amber glass bottle if possible (and label so you know what is in it). This is to reduce oxidation.

Secondary Storage Considerations:

Keep in a refrigerator at around 4 degrees celsius.


Facts About Cinnamon Bark Oil

  • Cinnamon bark oil is much higher in cinnamaldehyde than leaf oil.

  • Quote: “Cinnamon Bark is empowering to the will and is one of the best oils for circulation especially during menopause.” Light Miller

  • Cinnamon bark oil yield is 200 kg bark creates 1 kg oil as a rough guide.


How To Use Cinnamon Bark Oil? 


  • Diluted in a carrier oil and applied to skin-usually less than 0.08% cinnamon bark oil.

  • At a drop or two to a Winter massage blend as it is warming.


  • Diffuse to open the airways. Use 1 drop cinnamon bark oil to 6 drops blood orange oil. The addition of the blood orange essential oil will uplift yet settle you.

  • Tissue or Cotton Ball Method: 2 drops on a tissue near where you are (ie. Studying, bedroom or office.)

  • Direct Palm Inhalation: Place 1 drop diluted in 50 ml carrier oil on your palms and cup near nose to enjoy. Has to be diluted as cinnamaldehyde is not skin friendly in high concentrations.


Ayurvedic Use Of Cinnamon Bark: 

In an Ayurvedic sense cinnamon bark is used for treating malaria, headache, bad breath, digestive disorders, sinus congestion, dyspepsia, blood circulation, scabies and intestinal infections. Vatha and Kapha- Pacifying.

What Blends Well With Cinnamon Bark Oil?

Benzoin, bergamot, cardamom, clove, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, mandarin, marjoram, peppermint, vanilla and ylang ylang complete

Cinnamon Bark- Main Constituents: 

cadinene, camphor, cinnamaldehyde, eugenol

Substitutions From Our Range?

Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil is a fantastic option if skin reaction concerns are in question.



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