Botanical Name - Cinnamomum zeylanicum / verum
Caution - Avoid during pregnancy. Mucous membrane irritant. Skin irritant and sensitiser. Use in moderation.
Aroma - Warm, sweet and spicy
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Bark
Country of Origin - Sri Lanka
Chemical Constituents - Cinnamaldehyde, eugenol, benzaldehyde, cuminaldehyde
Uses - A warming, uplifting and energising oil. Promotes healthy oral care and was traditionally used in products for easing toothaches. Supports the digestive system and encourages the appetite. Improves blood circulation and stimulates the immune system.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.