Cinnamon bark essential oil is steam distilled from the bark of Cinnamomum verum and is known for its spicy, warm, and sweet scent.
Cinnamon is an ancient spice that was used in just about every prescription issued in ancient China. It is highly regarded as a tranquilizer, tonic, and stomachic.
Cinnamon bark is known to be antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-infectious (intestinal, urinary), anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiparasitic, antiseptic, antispasmodic (light), antiviral, astringent, immune stimulating, purifying, sexually stimulating, and warming.
Cinnamon bark is commonly used as an antibacterial and antifungal. It has been used to support the body when dealing with diabetes, diverticulitis, pneumonia, staph/MRSA, vaginal infections, and whooping cough.
This essential oil may also be beneficial for circulation, colds, coughs, digestion, exhaustion, flu, infections, rheumatism, typhoid, depression, a weak heart, and warts. It also enhances the action and activity of other oils.
Would you like to learn more about cinnamon bark essential oil? See the Reference Guide for Essential Oils for more information about this and many other pure essential oils.
Source: Reference Guide for Essential Oils, 2014 Edition, p. 58–59