Cinnamomum verum, leaf, distilled, certified organic, Sri Lanka.
The cleansing and fortifying properties of Cinnamon Leaf can help to support normal digestion and to assist healthy immune processes. It is also recommended for foot care due to its anti-fungal properties. Warming and comforting, it can help to ease away the harsh edges of the day and create a sense of security. Blends well with Clove Bud, Vetiver, Orange Sweet.
To support healthy digestion, particularly following an upset tummy caused by intestinal colitis or diarrhoea, add 1-2 drops to 2ml of honey then add to 1/4 cup warm water and sip slowly. Repeat twice a day as required.
- Joint Mobility
Assist healthy flexibility and mobility in joints by adding 5 drops to massage oil and applying direct.
- Immune System
Encourage a healthy immune system - especially when exposed to winter ailments such as colds, flu and viral infections - by adding 5 drops of Cinnamon Leaf and 5 drops of Clove Bud to a diffuser. Ideally, leave the room for one hour and return when the room is cleansed.
- Healthy Feet
A good choice for athletes' feet. Add 6 drops of cinnamon leaf to a daily footbath. This oil can also be dabbed directly to fungal infection, as required.
Traditional & Historical Information
Cinnamon leaf was traditionally used in the East to help with common complaints such as cold, flu, digestive problems and joint inflammation. Cinnamon is reported to have a number of curative qualities including anti-bacterial, anti-infectious and astringent properties. The ancient Egyptians used it as a foot massage oil and it appeared in Chinese medicine 2, 700 BC. Cinnamon is also found as a traditional ingredient in mulled wine, love potions and incense thanks to its spicy, warm, clove-like aroma.
Safe as directed. CAUTION: Cinnamon leaf generates heat in the body but can be irritating to the skin so always use well diluted.
Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.