Cinnamon is widely known as Dalchini in India, and is used for food preparations. It is one of the best oils for circulation, especially during menopause, Because it enhances circulation, it is very supportive of the heart. Cinnamon bark oil has a high percentage of aldehyde and is not recommended for use on the skin as it can be irritating. Cinnamon leaf oil has a very low percentage of aldehyde and is more suitable for use in liniments or massage oils.
Origin of Cinnamon
It is widely grown in tropical countries of South America, West Indies and southern Asia.
Properties of Cinnamon oil
It has a sweet pungent taste and has heating or neutral energy. It acts as a stimulant, diaphoretic, parasiticide, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, Expectorant, analgesic, diuretic, alterative and carminative. Its effect in maximum on plasma, blood, muscle, marrow and nerves tissues.
Most Common uses
· It is good for heart.
· It improves sexual function, increases sexual desire.
· It improves digestion and appetite.
· It is empowering to the will.
· Cinnamon can be useful for parasites, scabies or lice.
· It works well in cold or sinus problems and menopause.
Mixes well with: cardamom, orange, nutmeg, anise, fennel and trifola.
Warning: it acts as a skin irritant and convulsive in high doses.