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Steam distillation from bark
Antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-fungal, anti-infectious, (intestinal, urinary), anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, antispasmodic (light) antiviral, astringent, immune stimulant, purifier, sexual stimulant, and warming. It also enhances the action and activity of other oils.
This most ancient of spices was included in just about every prescription issued in ancient China. It was regarded as a tranquilizer, tonic, and stomachic and as being good for depression and a weak heart.
French Medicinal Uses:
Sexual stimulant, tropical infection, typhoid, vaginitis.
Other Possible Uses:
This oil may be beneficial for circulation, colds, Coughs. digestion, exhaustion, fly, infections, rheumatism, and warts. This oil fights viral and infectious diseases and testing has yet to find a virus, bacteria, or fungus that can survive in its presence.
Body System(s) Affected:
Dilute 1:3 (1 drop essential oil to 3 drops carrier oil) before using topically. Apply to reflex points and directly on area of concern.
Oral Use As Dietary Supplement:
Safe for human consumption by the FDA. Dilute one drop oil in 2 tsp. honey or in 8 oz. of beverage. May need to increase dilution even more due to this oil's potential for irritation mucus membranes. Use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6-years and over.
Repeated use can result in extreme contact sensitization. Avoid during pregnancy. Can cause extreme skin irritation. Diffuse with caution; will irritate the nasal membranes if it is inhaled directly from diffuser. Use extreme caution when diffusing Cinnamon bark because it may burn the nostrils if you put you nose directly next to the nebulizer of the diffuser.
All citrus oils, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Rosemary, and all spice oils.
I am not a doctor I write from my personal experiences.
Let me know how you like to use Cinnamon and what your experiences have been.