Latin Name: cinnamomum zeylancium General Description Cinnamon is of course most famous for its use in cooking as a spice. What many people don't know is that the plants on which cinnamon grows yield only one crop every two years. Fortunately a way to use other parts of the plant was found to make cinnamon production more efficient. For centuries the east has used the oil from the cinnamon leaves for everything from flus to kidney troubles and rheumatism. The oil has also proved very helpful with
and menstrual problems. How It's Made The essential oil can be extracted by many means. Water and steam distillation can both be used on the leaves and twigs or the dried inner bark using almost all of the plant other than those parts used for the domestic spice. Properties Muscles Helps with Rheumatism
Helps Digestion Helps with Dyspepsia Helps Those with Anorexia Helps with Colitis Helps with Diarrhea
Nervous System<> Helps with Stress-Related Disorders Helps with Nervous Strain Reduces Frigidity Immune System Fights Viral Infections Battles Common Cold and Influenza
Useful for Warts Relieves Pain from Wasp Stings Helps with Lice Helps with Scabies Useful for Gum and Tooth Care Circulation Increases Circulation Other Uses Stimulates Contractions in Pregnant Women Reduces Leuchorrhea
This oil is non-toxic and will not irritate or sensitize the
. Cinnamon Leaf should not be used directly on the
. The oil should first be mixed with a diluting or carrier oil.