Cinnamon, Ceylon (Leaf) Essential Oil
Latin Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum nees
Part of plant: Twigs
Aroma Character: Warm, Spicy harsh but clove-like.
Blends Well with: Frankincense, Orange, Benzoin
Cinnamon Ceylon Properties: Antibacterial, against infection, viruses, and parasites; generally stimulating, nerve-strengthening, supports the immune system.
Cinnamon Ceylon Indications: Stomatitis, tooth neuralgia; enterocolitis, bladder inflammations, vaginitis; prostatic inflammation; intestinal worms, skin parasites; rhinopharyngitis, bronchitis, physical and sexual asthenia.
Cinnamon Main Components: Eugenol, 1-alpha-terpineol, cinnamonol, safrol, benzyl benzoate, linalol,
Cinnamon Ceylon Contraindications, side effects: Caustic on the skin.
The essential oil acquired from the leaves through distillation has certain properties which are milder than those of the oil acquired from the bark. Because of it's high proportion of eugenol, it is similar to the essential oil of carnation.