Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
Cinnamon Essential Oil Information
Common Name: Cinnamon Bark
Latin Name: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Plant part: Bark
Distillation Method: Steam
Distillation Date: April 2017
Shelf Life: About 4-5 years
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka, organic.
CB201704 April 2017
CB0712 Summer 2012
Aroma: Sweet, bright, spicy, and warm aromas fill the nose when you first inhale this beautiful oil. It is very energetic and its warm and spicy tones linger even after smelling it.
Safety Data: While it can be used carefully on the skin, it is not recommended as it can cause burning and blistering along with skin sensitization and contact dermatitis. When using in a skin blend, only use 1 drop per 40 mls. This is a little less than 1 drop per ounce. Not to be used during pregnancy or while nursing or with children under five. Use care when diffusing as some people's eyes can be sensitive to the Cinnamaldehyde and Eugenol.
Blend with clove, douglas fir, and orange to make your own holiday blend! Make sure the cinnamon is less than 1% of your blend as it can be irritating.
Energetic qualities: Uplifts mood, refreshes and offers emotional protection, promotes self esteem, helps with courage, grounding.
Recommended applications: Diffuse in small amounts, topical application using safe dilution ratios.
- Tisserand recommends a maximum dermal use of 0.07% in blends due to the high risk of irritation and sensitization.
- Cinnamon bark essential oil does have the potential to interact with drugs, inhibit blood clotting, and is contraindicated orally for individuals with on diabetes medication, anticoagulant medications, having major surgery, ulcers, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders.
- Do not place on broken skin.
California Prop 65 Statement: This product contains essential oil constituents on the CA Prop 65 list of toxic chemicals. This product conforms to the reporting requirements of California Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986). We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above mentioned regulations via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).