Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Cinnamon
- Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)
Cinnamon oil comes from the leaves and bark of the Cinnamomum verum (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) plant. It has a warm, spicy scent. It has calming and antiseptic effects.
Soothes depression and exhaustion.
Reduces menstrual pain.
Relieves arthritis and rheumatism.
Relieves bronchitis and symptoms of flu.
- Don't use cinnamon oil during pregnancy.
- Cinnamon may irritate the skin.