Cinnamon Bark

Main Uses    

  • Supports healthy metabolic function*
  • Maintains a healthy immune system*
  • Naturally repels insects
  • Long used to flavor food and for its internal health benefits
  • Supports feelings of mental exhaustion

Application: Aromatic, Topical
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Aromatic Description: Spicy, woody, with a sweet, biting note
Main Chemical Components: Cinnamaldehyde
Plant Part: Bark

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Cinnamon Essential Oil   

Cinnamon is derived from a tropical, evergreen tree that grows up to 45 feet high and has highly fragrant bark,leaves, and flowers. Extracted from bark, Cinnamon oil supports healthy metabolic function and helps maintain a healthy immune system when needed most.* Cinnamon is frequently used in mouth rinses and chewing gums. Cinnamon has a long history of culinary uses, adding spice to desserts, entrées, and hot drinks. Due to its high content of cinnamaldehyde, Cinnamon should be diluted with a carrier oil when applied to the skin and only one to two drops are needed for internal benefits.*

Home and Health Uses

  • Put 2 drops in empty veggie capsule to maintain a healthy immune system.*
  • Place 1 drop of Cinnamon essential oil in hot water or teaand drink slowly to soothe your irritated throat.*
  • Put 2 –3 drops in a spray bottle for a quick and effective cleaning spray.
  • During your nightly routine, add one drop to two ounces of water and gargle for an effective mouth rinse.
  • Dilute with a carrier oil and create a warming massage for cold, achy joints during winter time.

Emotional Uses

It promotes well-being by supporting healthy digestion. Emotionally, it restores joy and supports sexual health. It encourages us to be honest and vulnerable in our relationships, allowing intimacy to flourish, while also supporting us in sustaining healthy boundaries. It also has been known to rekindle desire that has been lost due to
trauma or abuse.

Additional Reading

The unmistakable aroma of cinnamon comes from the tropical, evergreen tree from which it is harvested. With highly fragrant bark, leaves, and flowers, the cinnamon tree is a powerhouse of aroma and flavor. doTERRA Cinnamon Bark oil is harvested from the bark, creating a strong concentration of the cleansing and immune enhancing properties which are naturally present in the tree.

doTERRA Cinnamon Bark is one of the strongest essential oils available. It is considered to be a “hot” oil due to its high content of cinnamaldehyde, a powerful compound for the body that can systematically overwhelming if taken in large dosages. Because of this, doTERRA Cinnamon Bark essential oil should always be diluted with Fractionated Coconut Oil when applied to the skin.

And when using doTERRA Cinnamon Bark for internal benefits, you will only need one to two drops. Although it is important to be careful with this potent essential oil, do not let its power dissuade you. doTERRA Cinnamon Bark brings a myriad of health benefits to the body and is found in several popular doTERRA oil blends, such as OnGuard Protective Blend, Slim & Sassy Metabolic Blend, and Passion Inspiring Blend, due to its versatility and functionality across multiple health spectrums.

The power of doTERRA Cinnamon Bark essential oil can be seen in its capacity to promote healthy circulation and to ease soreness in muscles and joints. These benefits can be received when the oil is applied topically or internally. You will find that the heat from this oil comes to great use when used as part of a massage for a body tight with tension.

In addition to its ability to provide support to the musculoskeletal structure of the body, doTERRA Cinnamon Bark also serves as an excellent support for maintaining a healthy immune system. In the dead of winter, when snow falls and cold winds threaten to disrupt your health, doTERRA Cinnamon is an excellent shield for promoting robust health and fending off seasonal threats that threaten to disturb your vitality.

The therapeutic benefits of doTERRA Cinnamon Bark extend to the realm of oral health as well. It makes an excellent and refreshing mouthwash as well as a delicious flavoring agent for anything from desserts to breakfast food to hot drinks. Try a smidgen placed on your finger and then swathed in your mouth for a no-calorie treat that tastes like a cinnamon candy.