Cinnamon Leaf: Best Use is for Pain
Alas, cinnamon leaf should not be diffused or used in an inhaler.
But….Cinnamon leaf is a great pain reliever AND it helps prevent colds and flu by boosting your immune system,
AND may have some antiviral properties.
Emotional and Energetic Qualities
Warms mind and body
Promotes self-assurance Aromatics.com
- Suggested use is at 1% or less. That is 5-6 drops per fluid ounce of carrier.
- Cinnamon Leaf is a Phenol. Phenols are the most irritating components to the skin and mucous membranes and can cause rashes.
- Not safe for the skin in a bath.
- This oil should not be diffused or used in an inhaler.
- Phenol high oils are not used with babies and children.
Robert Tisserand, in his book Essential Oil Safety, states that oils high in eugenol should be used with caution on those with impaired liver function.
Do not use eugenol high oils (like Cinnamon Leaf, Clove & Tusli) with people who have clotting disorders, as eugenol is an anticoagulant. Aromatics.com
Shelf life is 3-4 years.
The information above is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA.
Essential oils are not to be used in place of medical care.