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Organic cinnamon

Organic cinnamon

Cinnamnnum zeylanicum

Botanical Properties

The cinnamon tree, belonging to the Lauraceae family, is a robust tree that can measure up to 15 m in height. It has oval to spear shaped leaves that change colour from red to dark green.

Origin and history

The cinnamon tree is thought to have originated in Madagascar or Sri Lanka. Since the Antiquity its bark has been highly valued. Cinnamon is used in many cuisines, from Chinese, to Indian, and is present in most Oriental kitchens. It is widely used in multiple spice mixes and flavoured drinks. In Ayurvedic medicine, cinnamon has been used for thousands of years in the form of a massage oil, powder, and balm.

Organoleptic properties

Aspect: liquid

Colour: light yellow

Odour: warm, spicy, sweet

Distilled parts: Distillation of young branches and bark.

Country of origin: Madagascar

Density: 1.052 - 1.070


Principal biochemical constituent: Eugenol

Allergenic molecules naturally found within this essential oil: Benzyl benzoate, Cinnamyl alcohol, Cinnamal, Eugenol, Limonene, Linalool.

Certain natural components found within this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.


Given that its main active ingredient is cinnamaldehyde, our organic cinammon essential oil is a powerful antibacterial, attacking a large range of infectious agents, whilst also being:

  • antiviral
  • immunostimulant
  • antimycotic
  • respiratory stimulant
  • aphrodisiac


The levels of cinnamaldehyde found in our organic cinnamon essential oil can make it a little aggressive on fragile skin or mucous membranes. For this reason, we recommend use only by knowledgeable essential oil users and practitioners. Organic cinnamon essential oil is traditionally utilized against chills, angina, and bronchitis: this product is therefore indispensable in winter. This general nervous and sympathetic nervous system tonic can also be prescribed in the case of impotence and low libido.



Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally. Do not exceed two drops a day of cinnamon essential oil.

Oral administration:

Take 2 drops a day of cinnamon essential oil diluted with 10 drops of an organic vegetable oil, mixed with a little honey, to ward off bacterial afflictions.

On the skin:

Always mix our organic cinnamon essential oil with a vegetable oil for all cutaneous applications. Mix 2 drops of cinnamon essential oil with 5 ml of borage oil, for a tonifying and regenerative effect.

Possible synergies

Aphrodisiac tonic: Ginger, Rosewood, Ylang ylang.

Respiratory: Eucalyptus

Energetic values and synergies

Linked to the root chakra, Muladhara, it is associated with the colour scarlet red and the element of the earth.

Its malfunction can cause arrogance, distrust in others, and mental fatigue. Of all the different types of cinnamon essential oil (others include Ceylon leaf and cassia), this is the most appropriate for those who desire an energetic boost in their work: it stimulates artistic productivity and promotes one’s imagination.

In synergy: orange zest and mandarin zest “Auric” mix: mix 5 drops of organic cinnamon essential oil and 5 drops of organic spikenard essential oil with 30 ml of sesame oil. Massage the soles of the feet in circular motions.


Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.


The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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